Africa's popular New Directions shorts series aimed at unearthing new filmmaking talent on the continent is going digital for this year's 11th annual contest. Hosted by South African pay TV station…
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RAI Trade, the sales arm of Italian pubcaster RAI, is taking international distribution duties on the $9 million kids animation series, "The Adventures of Marco and Gina."
German kidvidder Igel Media has sold further rights to its live-action drama "Back to Sherwood," with the show going to Disney in Australia and Eureka in Singapore, following the initial sale to…
Sundance may have rejected his short film "Bullet in the Brain," but tyro helmer David Von Ancken still managed to turn himself into the center of attention in Park City last January.
Charlotte Rampling will officially open the 2001 Cannes Film Festival on May 9, fest prexy Gilles Jacob announced Wednesday. She will also present the final awards on May 20.
Expanding its presence in the international broadcasting market, MGM is establishing a 24-hour digital branded movie channel in New Zealand.
Reality formats are once again hot on the Croisette.
Gerard Depardieu and his son Guillaume are set to star in the 35 million franc ($4.8 million) "Honor Thy Father," a feature film about a complex father-son relationship.
Lions Gate Intl. has inked a pre-sale for the two-part actioner "Superfire" to German commercial web ProSieben.
Buena Vista Intl. Television has sold "Wingspan," the feature length doc on Paul McCartney's post-Beatles career, to the U.K.'s Channel 4.