The 25th edition of the Valencia Intl. Film Festival -- also known as the Valencia Mostra -- has moved to a summer berth to take advantage of the city's magnificent Mediterranean-coast weather and…
Distributor-producer Nikkatsu Corp. has taken all Japanese rights to Iciar Bollain's Spanish domestic-abuse drama "Take My Eyes."
In a significant departure for Japan's movie biz, Japanese producer Taka Ichise ("Ringu") is creating a financing and production company, Entertainment Farm, to make Japanese- and English-lingo…
Madrid-based production company Morena Films is prepping a musical pic by Spanish helmer Carlos Saura ("Goya") and launching a horror label, Trauma.
Sogecable, Spain's largest film and TV company, is re-shaping its top film management structure.
Academy Award-winning Italian director Gabriele Salvatores ("Mediterraneo") has "The Rules of Love" -- which is being billed as his first English-lingo project -- in the works, with shooting skedded…
Who would imagine creating high art from that purlieu of posers, paparazzi and pic potentates, the Cannes red carpet? One person who has imagined this is photographer Stephane Kossmann.
Korean production/distribution house Chungeorahm Film is upping the ante on its inhouse production slate, prepping pics from two of the country's most prominent directors: Bong Joon-ho and Kim…
Coinciding with the official market debut of its sales arm, film investor and distributor Korean Pictures has added actioner "Fighter in the Wind" to its lineup at Cannes and is prepping an epic…
Spain's Latido has sold Benelux rights on Andres Wood's Directors Fortnight closer "Machuca" to Claude Diouri's veteran distributor-exhibitor CNC.
Siren Visual Entertainment will take homevideo rights for Australia and New Zealand on Celestial Shaw Brothers' martial arts films as well as its three-hour docu series "Cinema Hong Kong," about the…