Asian companies are responsible for the significant growth at this year's American Film Market. The number of Asian firms with suites at this year's AFM is 61, up from eight just five years ago.
Indie distrib Magnolia Pictures has picked up all North American rights to Thai martial-arts pic "Dynamite Warrior."
With nuclear weapons tension barely abated, international distributors have been quick to acquire rights to "Crossing The Line," a British-made docu about U.S. Army officer James Dresnok who defected…
TriCoast Studios has partnered with production-distribution exec Ami Artzi to create TriCoast Intl., an international sales and distribution company.
Spanish director Vicente Penarrocha, whose "Guantanamero" (aka "Arritmia") world preems before AFM buyers in Santa Monica today, will produce his next two films via Madrid-based Visionaire.
Peace Arch Entertainment has acquired worldwide distribution rights to thriller "Never Forget," starring Lou Diamond Phillips.
Capitol Films will finance and handle worldwide sales on "The Best Time of Our Lives," starring Keira Knightley and Lindsay Lohan. Shooting's set to start in the spring in Wales. Capitol's…
Fortissimo Films has picked up international sales to Wong Kar Wai's reworked and definitive version of "Ashes of Time," the arthouse helmer's venture into the martial arts genre.
Cinema Epoch Films has acquired psychological horror film "The Empty Acre" for international distribution.
The ambitions of South Korean helmers know no boundaries: The country's two best known, Bong Joon-ho and Park Chan-wook, are teaming to attack the U.S. mainstream and work in the English language.
Creature effects guru Stan Winston and his producing partner Brian J. Gilbert have struck a multi-picture deal with Ralph Kamp and Louise Goodsill's sales shingle Odyssey Entertainment.