Music Box Films has acquired North American rights to Tomasz Thomson's offbeat German pic "Snowman's Land," which is sold by Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl.
Berlin Film Festival
Filmmakers have taken the idea of prison theatricals and fashioned it into an attractive yet only superficially thought-provoking semi-docu.
"Winter Nomads" provides a closeup of two people who've chosen to continue the tradition of shepherd-led flock migrations.
Indomina has snapped up North American rights for dramatic thriller "LUV," which preemed in competition at Sundance earlier this year.
An economic crisis spurs co-productions and shared resources
Producers from the former Eastern Bloc keep a sharp eye on Berlin's European Film Market, they say, because it tends to be a bellwether of how sales will go for the rest of the year.
Love stories, war movies, short pics and Angelina Jolie's directorial debut are set to unspool
Russia now a rich source of finance, box office coin and talent
Russia may be a big market, yielding rich pickings to the right kind of film, but hitting paydirt is harder than it looks.
A new wave of filmmakers is making an impact on the film festival circuit
A selection of Russian films in the Berlin market.