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.
Markets & Festivals
Planeta Junior, a 50-50 joint venture of German toon giant EM.TV and Spanish TV and film conglom Planeta 2010, on May 1 will launch branded children's channel Planeta Junior on Spanish DTT operator…
Following an accord announced Tuesday at Mip TV with Brazil's TV Globo, Saban has also renewed its volume deal with Portugal's biggest broadcaster, private net SIC.
Unveiling yet another event miniseries, Italy's DeAngelis Group has inked with Italian pubcaster RAI and German film fund Victory Media to produce the two-part "Renzo and Lucia."
Fox Kids U.S. has acquired rights to two series from German kidvidder BKNI.
The 2001 Mip TV trade mart won't go down as one of the most vibrant in history, with some 200 execs fewer than last year -- but exhibitors and participating companies were up, Reed Midem TV chief…
The deadline for entries to Slovakia's Art Film Festival, held June 22 - 29, is Monday. The festival is accepting entries in three categories: Art Fiction, for pics using new artistic techniques…
Granada Intl. and Off the Fence, a subsidiary of Munich-based kidvidder RTV Entertainment, have concluded a co-production agreement spanning more than 100 hours of nonfiction programming. The…
Carlton Intl. has sold kidvid series "STARStreet" to French terrestrial France 2.
U.K.-based Egmont Imagination has sold the half-hour comedy series "Lizzie McGuire" to all Disney overseas channels, marking the first time they all have acquired a series from a third party.