U.S. distributor Hannover House has inked all rights for North America to Filmax Intl.'s flagship animation feature "El Cid: The Legend."
Dutch production company Gorehound Canned Film has inked with U.S. producer Jack F. Murphy and U.S. producer-sales agent Lars Bjorck at L.B. Films to finance and co-produce Gorehound's upcoming Nazi…
Marking a return to his Brazilian roots, Walter Salles will direct the Portuguese-language film "Linha do pase," set in Brazil's soccer world.
In Cannes for a six-day tribute to Brazilian cinema, the country's culture minister, musician Gilberto Gil, is part of a roadshow promoting Brazilian arts.
A network of producers has launched a film financial services company, the Sandpit media agency. Based out of Rome, with Paolo Palomba as its president, Sandpit will offer a swath of film financing…
MCL MediaCom & Licensing has closed video/DVD rights for German-speaking territories to Celestial Pictures' Shaw Bros. film library, plus two one-hour episodes of doc "Cinema Hong Kong," about the…
U.K. film financier Future Films and Studio Hamburg Intl. Production are launching a $123 million German tax fund aimed at the production of European, English-lingo theatrical features budgeted up to…
Spanish production company Arcadia is readying two more English-lingo pics to follow Eugenio Mira's "The Birthday," which has a promo reel screening at Cannes.
Berlin-based Greenlight Media, producer with BBC Worldwide of theatrical documentary "Deep Blue," is moving into production on two theatrical docs: the $6 million "Siberia: Discover the Unknown" and…
Throw away the old film festival rule book. The Paris-based Intl. Federation of Film Producers Assn. (FIAPF) which regulates film festivals worldwide is prepping a revolution in the rules that govern…