In Germany, the new movie money game is private equity financing. German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder's cabinet approved an across-the-board tax legislation bill May 4 that effectively nixed…
Carlos Reygadas' "Battle In Heaven" has closed a raft of major territories following its Cannes competition screening Sunday.
Spain's Gijon Intl. Film Festival will fete Todd Solondz ("Palindromes") and French helmer Claire Denis ("The Intruder," "Good Work.") with complete career tributes.
The European Union will plough public coin into the launch of European online distribution services and the digitization of films.
"Teresa," Ray Loriga's portrait of Spanish protofeminist and hallucinatory mystic Teresa de Avila, has been sold to Brazil (Conquest Filmes), Mexico (Gussi) and Venezuela (Blancica).
London-based production and sales company Buena Onda has inked with Brazilian digital film distributor Rain Network to extend its proprietary distrib system to other parts of Latin America, South…
Fortissimo Films' recently created TV sales division has inked with Spain's Notro Films for the Barcelona-based distribution house to take TV, DVD and some theatrical rights on a package of nearly 50…
In a show of warm support, the "crema" of young Mexican filmmakers at Cannes dined, then wined, at a suave villa soiree Sunday evening celebrating Carlos Reygadas' competition player "Battle in…
The worldwide International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) has called on trade unions to accept more flexible work practices.
Venevision has taken all U.S. rights to Spanish thriller "Oculto" (Hidden), a genre-hopping revenge thriller helmed by emerging Spanish auteur Antonio Hernandez ("The City of No Limits").
Germany's Greenlight Media, the producer with BBC Worldwide of event docu pics "Deep Blue" and "Planet Earth," has taken its first step into feature film production, boarding Gerardo Olivares' ethnic…