Tuesday's Europe Day was supposed to climax with Time Warner, France Telecom, the BBC, Vivendi and EMI Music, among other companies, signing a new European Charter for Film Online.
Madrid-based production house KanZaman has attached U.S. screenwriter Neil Cohen ("24") to "The Travel Agent," a $20 million-$25 million Sarajevo-set romantic thriller.
Spanish actress Elena Anaya will play the femme lead in John Winter's arthouse drama "The Floating World," from Wintertime Films and Walker Films and sold by Lightning Ent.
Japanese production house AMG, headed by prexy/CEO Akifumi Sugihara, has boarded Joao Jardim's upcoming docu, "Guardians of the Samba" as a co-production partner. Production companies include…
RB Cinema I Funcine, Brazil's first equity investment film fund using the country's film tax incentives, unveiled the first three films it will invest in, in Cannes on Monday.
First, the bad news. The writing's been on the wall for months, but European Media Commissioner Viviane Reding confirmed here Tuesday that the Media Program's new budget is far less than she had…
London-based Buena Onda has moved into production on "Maldeamores" (Maladies of Love), the first pic from a development fund set up by Buena Onda parent the IFC and the Puerto Rico Film Industry…
Danny Glover and Joslyn Barnes' Louverture Films is teaming with Bipolar Pictures, owned by Ben Kingsley and Chip Duncan, to produce a film on the friendship between Albert Einstein and Paul Robeson.
Spanish actor Fele Martinez ("Bad Education") will topline "Carmo," the upcoming road movie debut by Brit-based Brazilian Murilo Pasta. Pic is produced by Roberto D'Avila's Moonshot Pictures in Sao…
Barcelona-based shingle Eddie Saeta will produce "En la ciudad de Sylvia," the next film by Jose Luis Guerin, one of Spain's most admired auteurs.
Brazilian private sector company Aracruz Celulose has teamed with state bank BNDES and risk capitol firm Rio Bravo Investimentos to launch a new equity investment film fund, the RB Cinema I Funcine.