Ehud Bleiberg's new company is co-producing and handling worldwide sales for two new films, including a docu based on the real-life story of World War II Israeli spy Wolfgang Lotz.
Canada's western province of Saskatchewan has unveiled aggressive tax credits that make producers eligible for tax rebates of up to 55%.
Hong Kong's Panorama Entertainment has snapped up a couple of high-profile pictures, with deals for the Terrence Malick-helmed "The New World," sold by New Line Cinema, and "Alex Rider: Stormbreaker"…
Thai production and sales house Five Star Entertainment has launched "Art of the Devil 2," a voodoo horror pic by a team of seven young helmers who call themselves the Ronin Team.
Italy's Mediafilm Spa has bought distribution rights to "Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny" from New Line.
The Little Film Co. has sold distribution rights to Gavin Hood's "Tsotsi" in seven territories. Pic is South Africa's entry in the Oscar foreign-language derby.
Spanish sales consortium Latido has licensed Juan Carlos Cremata's winsome Cuban road movie "Viva Cuba" to Japan's Bayotide. Pic is Cuba's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race.
With the growing importance of foreign sales to fill out a film's budget, overseas distributors increasingly play a role that goes beyond just getting movies onto foreign screens.
Aspiring scribes, helmers and producers got pointers and feedback on the art of pitching projects at AFM's "Pitch Me" session Saturday morning.
South Korea's ministry of finance and economics put the issue of the country's "screen quotas" squarely back on the negotiating table.
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