Martin Scorsese's "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" and Universal's toon skein "Minions Short Series" are among five productions awarded a French tax break for international shoots.
Even before Wednesday's launch, the biggest newsmaker of the Cannes Film Fest may have already emerged: Mother Nature.
Storms are brewing over Cannes, and not just on the beaches.
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1970: Back from Washington's Georgetown U., where he studied international economics, Tarak Ben Ammar decides to serve his country not as a diplomat and lawyer, his father's professions, but by…
Taking Tarak Ben Ammar's support for Arab cinema to the next level, Quinta is launching a pic production operation, dubbed the Independent Film Division.
Cannes competition player "Outside the Law," from Rachid Bouchareb, and Julian Schnabel's Venice-tipped "Miral," rep the kind of movie Quinta topper Tarak Ben Ammar loves to get involved with.
Harvey Weinstein calls him "boss." Rupert Murdoch, Silvio Berlusconi and Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal call him friend.
Of all the current projects on the Quinta slate, none is as high profile as "Black Thirst," with Jean-Jacques Annaud attached to direct.
Europe may be late to the 3D party, but at least eight Continental stereoscopic 3D pics will hit theaters this year, with some 20-plus in the works. However, 3D also crystallizes the strengths…
Reflecting yet further growth at Euro major StudioCanal, Shyama Friedenson has been tapped as exec VP of international marketing.
Twenty-one years after "Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!" Pedro Almodovar will re-team with Antonio Banderas on the Spanish director's new film, "La piel que habito."