PARIS– Winning one of Cannes’ significant bidding wars, Bac Films and Distrib Films have co-acquired French distribution rights to Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's “Force Majeure,” a festival hit…
With a film from the Ivory Coast selected for the first time to screen at Cannes, hopes are high that the West African country's long-dormant film industry might finally be on the rebound. Helmer…
PARIS– Bac Films has locked key Asian deals on Paolo Virzi’s Italian B.O. hit “Human Capital” (“Il capital Umano”) at Hong Kong’s Filmart. Bac Films’ sales manager Clementine Hugot, who was on hand…
This blood-spattered pseudo-Freudian nonsense is suitable only for the most avid giallo groupies.
After lobbying for nearly two years, French film export bizzers have obtained from the CNC (national film and TV board) the launch of a selective 8 million Euros ($10.4 million) fund to help them…
The German Films Previews, an annual showcase of the latest pics from the Teutonic sales companies, will be attended by 75 international buyers and more than 20 world sales companies, promo org…
Gael Garcia Bernal and Alice Braga are toplining rainforest drama "El Ardor," the first feature from the new Participant PanAmerica banner. Participant Media, Mexico's Canana, Chile's Fabula and…
MADRID – Universal Pictures Intl.’s "Thesis on a Homicide" grossed an impressive first-week take of Euros755,844 ($992,423) off 219 prints over April 5-11 in Spain, vindicating U's pick-up of the…
Mathieu Robinet, who joined Paris-based arthouse shingle Bac Majestic as international sales agent in 2011, has been upped to managing director of Bac Films Distribution. Robinet will now oversee the…
Baltasar Kormakur's survival tale "The Deep," Iceland's foreign language Oscar entry unveiled a slew of sales at Les Arcs European Film Festival.
Gael Garcia Bernal and Alice Braga are set for "The Ardor," a modern tale of survival and revenge which marks Argentinean Pablo Fendrik's follow-up to Cannes Critics' Week hit "Blood Appears."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History