As Cannes winds down for another year, the lineup for the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival is slowly coming together, with new films from Woody Allen, David Mamet, Istvan Szabo and Eric Rohmer among…
Leading Italian distributor Medusa Film has picked up all rights for the territory from Good Machine Intl. to Oliver Parker's Oscar Wilde adaptation "The Importance of Being Earnest."
France's Pathe is coming on board to fully finance Jane Campion's erotic drama "In the Cut," with Nicole Kidman attached to star.
Los Angeles-based Sceneries Intl. has acquired worldwide rights (outside co-producing countries) to Fernando Solanas' "Aphrodite: The Taste of Love," based on a best-selling recipe book by Latin…
ECG Worldwide has acquired international rights to "Spooky House," starring Mercedes Ruehl and Ben Kingsley. Pic will compete in the fifth annual Shanghai Film Festival.
In a rare Australian pre-purchase of a European film, Dendy Films has acquired Oz rights to French director Francois Ozon's "Eight Women" from French sales company Celluloid Dreams.
ICM has signed on to represent White Rock Film Intl.'s "Suddenly Naked" for distribution in the United States.
Italian helmer Nanni Moretti, in an interview with pubcaster RAI Wednesday at the Cannes Film Festival, has accused Communist Refoundation Party leader Fausto Bertinotti of paving the way for Silvio…
The New York-based Independent Feature Project announced it will restructure and reposition its No Borders co-production market. The market will run at the same time as the IFP market, Sept. 30-Oct…
Cristi Puiu's "Stuff and Dough," the Romanian entry in the Directors Fortnight, comes to Cannes from its home territory leaving a trail of financial and creative controversy.