The Sixth Acapulco Franco-Mexican Film Fest and Market, that wrapped Dec 2, saw 23 LatAm distrib deals inked for 14 French films, according to early figures.
Markets & Festivals
"Traveling Birds" sets out to do for our fine feathered friends what "Microcosmos" did for bugs. Lavish, unconventional docu -- bankrolled by intrepid "Microcosmos" producer Jacques Perrin, who makes…
Tribune Entertainment has sold its new psychic-themed syndie strip "Beyond With James Van Praagh" to local TV stations in 48 markets for a fall 2002 debut in broadcast syndication.
The annual NATPE TV confab will be heading to Nawlins in 2003 after all.
Helmer Martin Scorsese has turned down the top job at the Venice Intl. Film Festival.
So Loony Toons it should have "Midnight Movie" stamped on the film cans, "Killer Tattoo" is a rock 'n' roll action comedy from Thailand destined for instant cult status. Yarn about five inept hit men…
Buyers at the Lanzarote Spanish Film Screenings came away from the meet with the belief that a clutch of new Spanish pics could clinch major territory sales next year. Held on the Atlantic island of…
Longtime Dutch film fest topper Doreen Boonekamp will be the new director of the Netherlands Film Festival.
Isabelle Adjani will be honorary president of the next Paris Film Festival, unspooling April 1-9. Event, which falls amid France's presidential and legislative election campaigns, looks set to take a…
New York Gov. George Pataki, Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Jane Rosenthal, Martin Scorsese and Charles Gargano will gather today at the Tribeca Film Center in lower Manhattan to announce a new film…
Damage control was the order of the day at NATPE following a report on WWL-TV New Orleans that the association had canceled the New Orleans hotel rooms it had reserved for its annual convention in…