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.
Berlin Film Festival
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.
London-based sales outfit Salt has secured a raft of pre-sales on Adam Brody and Jean-Claude Van Damme starrer "Welcome to the Jungle."
Euro film group Studiocanal, wielding its three-year $800 million film financing clout, is boosting its distribution, acquiring "Evil Dead" and "The Company You Keep" for Blighty, and "Broken City"…
Following its global outlook, Paris-based Full House's first productions, "7 Days in Havana" and "11 Flowers," have started to rack up worldwide sales as well.
The Austrian Film Institute, the official government funder, had $21.35 million available under its FISA film funding scheme. The good news, says AFI director Roland Teichmann, is "there's the…
Metrodome has picked up distribution rights in the U.K. and Ireland for haunted house thriller "Lovely Molly."
This Icelandic crime thriller is a little too indebted to a slew of like-minded gangster movies, from "GoodFellas" to exec producer Nicolas Winding Refn's own original "Pusher" pic.
Poking fun at the restaurant world, French helmer Daniel Cohen's genial, broadly played comedy dishes up easily digestible laughs.