In an ever-more-crowded festival landscape, the big questions -- What is the focus? Who does it serve? And how well? -- become all the more important. Accordingly, we trained the spotlight on these…
Berlin Film Festival
Slow-moving Argentine indie offers hardly enough to sustain interest for almost two hours.
In its second pickup at Berlin, Music Box Films has taken all U.S. rights to Chilean Raul Ruiz's period drama "Mysteries of Lisbon," co-produced and sold by Paulo Branco's Alfama Films.
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival has announced tributes to Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve and helmer Samuel Fuller for its 46th edition from July 1-9.
Paris-based Wide Management has inked more sales for Lech Majewski's "The Mill and the Cross."
Romania's Transylvania Film Festival has gained accreditation from the Paris-based Intl. Federation of Film Producers Assn., which regulates fests.
A long-awaited co-production treaty between Russia and Germany should be signed this summer, helping to boost projects between the countries.
Chile's Ceneca, France's JBA Prod. and Germany's Hanfgarn & Ufer Filmproduktion are teaming to produce "Carne de perro" (Dog Flesh), a product of the latest Cannes Festival Cinefondation Residence.
Multihyphenate Lluis Minarro won the City of Barcelona Prize in its film category for his sweep of prizes over the last 12 months, including co-producing Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Uncle Boonmee…,"…
Zootrope Films will release Spain's "Mediterranean Diet" Feb. 23 in France. Produced by Marta Esteban's Messidor Films, Spaniard Joaquin Oristrell's saucy pic has sold widely, including HBO for U.S…
France's Ajoz Films has teamed with Spain's Tormenta Films, Maestranza Films and Zircocine to produce adventure story and political thriller "Operacion E," to be helmed by Miguel Courtois.