PARIS– French actor-helmer Mathieu Amalric's "The Blue Room," one of the highlights of Cannes' Un Certain Regard, is set to travel to a flurry of territories. Produced and sold by Paulo Branco's…
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CANNES– Ukrainian helmer Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's feature debut "The Tribe" topped the 53rd edition of Cannes’ Critics’ Week. "The Tribe” won the Nespresso Grand Prize, the Revelation Prize, and…
CANNES — After launching a fund for distributors with Fondation Gan, Critics Week is now teaming with TorinoFilmLab to bow Next Step, a program dedicated to helping the directors of the 10 shorts…
CANNES– New York-based distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired U.S. rights to Volker Schlondorff’s historical drama “Diplomacy” from Gaumont. Taking place on the day Paris was liberated by the…
Foresight CEO and chairman Mark Damon first came to Cannes in the mid-1970s as an acquisitions executive. This year, Damon is celebrating Sony's multi-territory deal for his Neil Bogart biopic…
Gordon Steel first came to Cannes as a buyer’s rep for Germany’s Scotia Films in 1982 and has been back almost every year since. With clients including Portugal’s Zon Lusomundo, Ster-Kinekor in…
Hany Abu-Assad returns to form with his first Palestinian feature since "Paradise Now."
Already a world leader in finished films, Cannes is entering the unfinished film business.
Argentina's Ventana Sur, the biggest film mart in one of the world's fastest growing film regions, will announce its fifth edition dates and details at Cannes. Ventana Sur is a joint initiative of…
Frederic Corvez's Paris-based Urban Distribution Intl. (UDI) has boardes “Por las plumas” (“All About the Feathers”), one of five projects being presented at a work-in-progress showcase for buzz…
'The Arbor' helmer Clio Barnard's voice comes through loud and clear in this demanding but eminently distributable art film.
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