Newly launched Lightning Media has picked up U.S. distribution rights to Amy Redford's Saffron Burrows romance-drama "The Guitar."
Cannes Film Festival
Los Angeles-based Katapult Film Sales has picked up world rights to Chinese helmer Liu Fendou's Un Certain Regard film "Ocean Flame."
Brit helmer Steve McQueen's "The Hunger" has sold to several major territories with Pathe acquiring all rights for the U.K. and Ireland.
Jeanne Moreau launched the Tour de France of European filmmakers in Cannes, which she heads.
Rome's recent right-wing turn will not jeopardize the Rome Film Festival's upcoming third edition.
HandMade Films has pre-sold U.K. distribution rights for its feature "Eloise in Paris" starring Uma Thurman to Entertainment Films.
There has been elating miserablism and just miserable miserablism at the 61st Cannes Film Festival, which now chugs into its second half still in search of the film or films that will claim this…
IFC has snapped up North American rights to "The Chaser," the Korean actioner that Warner Bros. has already purchased for remake.
On Wednesday, Cannes gets its first look at the most talked-about property for sale here: Steven Soderbergh's two-film, Spanish-language biography of Che Guevara, consisting of "The Argentine" and…
Celluloid Dreams has optioned the rights to Philip K. Dick's 1969 novel "Ubik."
Film London, the capital city's film and media agency, is linking up with the Rome Intl. Film Festival to encourage greater ties between producers in the two cities.