Festgoers may have endured some particularly frosty Berlin weather this year, but the international sales market is showing encouraging signs of warming up.
Mexico-based sales company Latinofusion has sold its Glauber Rocha Collection to Portugal's Midas.
VC Multimedia is moving into third-party pickups for foreign sales.
Massimo Saidel is stepping down as international sales partner at Madrid-based Spanish sales consortium Latido to assume a new role as cultural attache for media at the French Embassy in Rome.
Dany Boon will helm "Nothing to Declare," a follow-up to his B.O. hit "Welcome to the Sticks."
Carlos Reygadas ("Silent Light"), the lynchpin of a new generation of Mexican directors, is prepping his next feature, "Post Tenebras Lux."
"A Prophet" producer Chic Films is in advanced negotiations with Alfred Huermer's Munich-based Integral Film for Integral to co-produce Chic's "Wayfaring Strangers."
Gaul's Quad Films, which teamed with Focus Features Intl. to produce "Heartbreaker," is lining up Gerard Depardieu starrer "Small World."
London-based the Bureau is producing Julie Gavras' romantic comedy "Late Bloomers" with France's Gaumont and Sylvie Pialat's Les Film du Worso.
Mystery novelist Harlan Coben, whose "Tell No One" was a hit at the box office, will receive another Gallic adaptation with "Long Lost," with the pic to be shot in English this time.
Canana Films, the Mexican producer-distributor shingle of Pablo Cruz, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, is creating a genre distribution label, Tangente.