New U.S. specialty distrib Rocket Releasing has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Tomboy," directed by Gallic writer-director Celine Sciamma and sold by Films Distribution.
The Berlin Film Festival often celebrates Latin American artistic excellence, but this year, financial clout was also on the program
The Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's biggest book and content biz confab, is creating Content for Films, a two-day program targeting film and TV producers.
"Despicable Me" co-helmer Pierre Coffin will face off with Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal and Tono Errando, the directorial trio behind "Chico and Rita," for the Director of the Year award at the…
Pathe International has closed more than 90 deals across its slate following brisk activity at the European Film Market.
Wide Management has closed a string of new deals on Lech Majewski's "The Mill and the Cross."
Iranian Asghar Farhadi's Berlin Golden Bear, actor and actress winner, "Nader and Simin, A Separation," also looks a strong candidate for another crown: Berlin's 2011 European Film Market's artpic…
Prolific prize poacher Luis Minarro has won the City of Barcelona Prize in its film category.
Alta Films has closed all Spanish rights to Christophe Barratier's upcoming "The War of the Buttons," produced by Thomas Langmann's La Petite Reine and Orange-owned Studio 37.
In its second pickup at Berlin, Music Box Films has taken all U.S. rights to Chilean Raul Ruiz's period drama "Mysteries of Lisbon," co-produced and sold by Paulo Branco's Alfama Films.
Paris-based Wide Management has inked more sales for Lech Majewski's "The Mill and the Cross."