Gallic helmer Rene Feret ("Rue de Retrait"), will direct "Nannerl (Mozart's Sister)," the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's elder sister, Mara Anna Mozart, known as "Nannerl."
Latin American Works in Progress, a now-traditional Berlinale showcase, underscores the growth of film industries in even the smallest countries of Latin America, and the embracing of genre pics by…
Pathe Intl. has clinched major territory deals on a trio of titles.
Sidney Sherman's Los Angeles-based Rosa Entertainment has optioned U.S. remake rights to "Proyecto Dos" (Project Two), sold by Paris-based Coach 14.
Gallic sales and distribution company SND/M6 Group has closed a raft of territories with blue-chip distributors on Zabou Breitman's "Someone I Loved."
Mexico's Alex Garcia has taken a minority stake in Argentina's Costa Films, helping to build one of Latin America's first pan-regional film production companies.
Berlin-based X Filme Intl. has boarded Brazilian helmer Karin Ainouz's upcoming romantic mystery "Praia do Futuro" (Sunlit Berlin).
Producer Enrique Lopez Lavigne ("28 Days Later" ) has teamed with Belen Atienza, exec producer on "Che" and "Pan's Labyrinth," to launch Apaches Entertainment.
Celluloid Dreams has boarded Philip Seymour Hoffman's directorial debut, an adaption of the stage play "Jack Goes Boating," which had an award-winning Off Broadway run in 2007. The company has taken…
On Dec. 11, Portugal's Manoel de Oliveira, the world's only working director from the silent era, turned 100. He celebrated with chocolate cake on the Lisbon suburb set of his latest film…