Julio Fernandez's Barcelona-based mini-major Filmax Entertainment has closed a tranche of pre-sales on Manuel Carballo's English-language possession pic "Exorcismus."
French studio EuropaCorp is in pre-production on its next big English-language project, the 3D sci-fi actioner "Section 8."
StudioCanal has established a development-production and distribution pact with Walter Salles' Rio de Janeiro-based VideoFilmes, one of Brazil's top production houses.
Gallic mini-major Rezo has taken France and all international rights outside Canada on "Love, Imagined," the second film from Canada's Xavier Dolan.
FilmSharks Intl., a leading sales company in Latin America, is extending sales in the U.S.
Berlin competition title "Jew Suss: Rise and Fall" has been acquired by Gaul's UGC Distribution, Canada's E1 Entertainment and Australia's Vendetta Films.
Catalonia's Filmax and Vertice, Brazil's Passaro and Bossa Nova, Madrid's Imagina and Latido, and Italy's Cinecitta Luce are among some 50 producers and sales agents confirmed for a four-way Berlin…
PARIS -- Gallic mini-major Bac Films has taken French rights to crime comedy "Borderline," the next production from Gaul's Quad Films.
Spanish thesp Luis Tosar ("Cell 211," "Miami Vice") is attached to star in Spanish scaremaestro Jaume Balaguero's thriller "Flatmate."
Never mind the near-total lockout of French films in competition. In Berlinale biz terms, French companies will make many of the biggest announcements -- this year as last.
It's a sign of the times when quintessentially American producer Joel Silver is making his next film, "Unknown White Male," an entirely European co-production, in partnership with Germany's Studio…