Expanding Japanese animation producer Madhouse has struck a 10-picture deal with Hong Kong sales outfit Golden Network.
The Weinstein Co. parties at the AFM rarely disappoint. Bash held Friday night at the dimly lit Akwa on Fifth Street in Santa Monica was suave, subtle and well attended.
Adolfo Alix Jr., helmer of "Donsol," the Philippines candidate for the foreign-language Oscar, has recently wrapped romancer "Batanes."
London-based sales outfit Moviehouse Entertainment has picked up international rights to "El Cantante," the biopic of Puerto Rican salsa music pioneer Hector Lavoe. Picturehouse Entertainment…
Collaboration Ent., an L.A.-based company that acts as a producers rep and international sales agent, is launching at this year's AFM.
The Works U.K. Distribution has acquired all British distrib rights to "Joy Division," a rockumentary about the 1970s British rock band of the same name.
Several of the biggest names in Japanese cinema are backing the launch of production shingle Asia Contents Center.
Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan and new Chinese shingle Dadi Century (Beijing) have boarded "Wushu," a coming-of-age martial arts drama to be helmed by Anthony Szeto.
You've got to feel for Ang Lee. First his slow-burning thriller "Lust, Caution" was turned down by the Academy as Taiwan's foreign-language Oscar contender. Then it was turned down last week by…
First Look Studios has picked up North American rights to "Sukiyaki Western Django," which reps one of the strangest films to unspool at the AFM.
Indian exhib group Pyramid Saimira Theater has bought a chain of cinemas in Texas and unveiled plans for further expansion in North America.