With the AFM halfway over, the Cannes Market looms large, and 21 new sales and distribution companies have signed on to conduct business in the Riviera Hotel.
Markets & Festivals
Redbus chief operating officer Zygi Kamasa has been tapped to join the senior acquisitions team for Helkon Media alongside Helkon Intl. managing director Christian Halsey Solomon and Ulrike Beckmann…
Regent Entertainment will finance and produce "Bear Lake Run," to star Faye Dunaway and William Hurt. Jason Ruscio directs from his original script.
Winchester Films' Andrew Brown has announced a number of distribution deals for its "Heartbreakers," a comedy starring Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Gene Hackman.
Showcase Entertainment has picked up international rights to the Jenny McCarthy starrer "Thank Heaven." Pic reunites McCarthy with her "Diamonds" director John Asher and co-star Matt Keeslar.
Ted Field's Radar Pictures has launched an international alliance with David Linde's Good Machine Intl. in which GMI will act as Radar's exclusive rep for co-financing and international distribution…
Prophecy Entertainment has closed a slew of AFM deals for its slate. BSkyB has picked up U.K. rights to "A Twist of Faith" and the espionage drama "The Silencer."
Joe Roth, the former chairman of Walt Disney studios, is now the standard-bearer of how to be independent in style.
Danish/British sales company Moviefan has picked up world rights to "Laila the Pure," directed by Gabriel Axel ("Babette's Feast"). The love story, about Nils, a teenager on holiday who meets and…
Liberty Communications founder Carolyn Chambers has launched a new feature financing and production division: Eugene, Ore.-based Sunriver Pictures. Company's first project will be an adaptation of…
Creative Light Entertainment has acquired the rights to "Highway 395," starring Fred Dryer (NBC's "Hunter").