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."
MADRID -- Initiative Cinema One has acquired all French rights to "The Body," the latest psychological thriller from Rodar y Rodar, the Barcelona-based producer of "The Orphanage" and "Julia's Eyes."
Rebecca Thomas' "Electrick Children," which screened in the Berlin Film Festival's Generation 14plus section last week, has been snapped up by BAC Films for France.
Salma Hayek, in Cannes to present footage from DreamWorks Animation's "Puss in Boots," is teaming with Mathieu Demy, son of Jacques Demy and Agnes Varda, on "Americano," Demy's directorial debut.
French distributor Bac Films has bought four titles for 2008 or 2009 releases.
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