Rena Ronson has been named co-head alongside Cassian Elwes of the William Morris Agency's WMA Independent, a division that specializes in independent film packaging and financing as well as arranging…
Code Red has acquired North American rights to Catherine Breillat's "Fat Girl," follow-up to her controversial "Romance" (1999), from French sales house Flach Pyramide.
After the first five days of the 2001 Cannes Film Festival, there is little question that the best picture to have graced the Croisette thus far was made 22 years ago. But "Apocalypse Now Redux"…
Miramax Films has acquired worldwide distribution rights (outside Italy) to "Pinocchio," which will be directed by and star Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker Roberto Benigni. Miramax Intl. is selling…
Miramax Films has snared all rights in North and South America, the U.K. and Italy to Phillip Noyce's "Rabbit-Proof Fence."
Winchester Films has acquired U.K. indie distrib Feature Film Co. As part of the deal, Feature Film marketing exec Laurence Gornall and sales exec David Shear will join the newly retitled Winchester…
Myriad Pictures has secured a new, two-year $100 million revolving credit facility from Imperial Entertainment Group, a Comerica company, for the production of features.
After an unsuccessful attempt to launch a springtime film fund in Germany, Grosvenor Park is getting ready to release a new open-ended blind fund that could raise between DM 150 million and DM 300…
The Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival will dedicate a tribute to Brazilian producers Luiz Carlos and Lucy Barreto.
Lions Gate Prods. has greenlit "Cube 2: Hypercube," the sequel to the 1997 "Cube." "Cube 2" will be directed by "Pulp Fiction" cinematographer Andrzej Sekula, with Lions Gate Intl. handling foreign…
Andres Vicente Gomez's Lolafilms has made the first step in turning its huge local hit, James Bond parody "Torrente 2," into an international franchise.