Newly launched film financing venture Oceana Media Finance and Barbarian Films have pacted to fully fund a slate of films with budgets of up to $30 million, beginning with Ashton Kutcher-Anne Heche…
Cannes Film Festival
Myriad Pictures has snapped up "Diminished Capacity" for foreign sales.
Peter Hoffman's Seven Arts Pictures and Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures have signed d.p.-turned-director Mikael Salomon to helm the feature film "Mortal Armour: The Legend of Galahad."
Aussie thesp Hugo Weaving has boarded helmer Glendyn Ivin's "The Last Ride."
Indian completion bond company Infinity has become a film financier and producer making movies for global markets.
Federico Veiroj's adolescent angst drama "Acne," from the producers of "Whisky" and "El custodio," has been picked up for international distribution by Rezo Films.
Optimum Releasing, the U.K. distrib owned by StudioCanal, is getting into the remake business.
Jordan, which is at Cannes with its first-ever pavilion, is joining the Mideast film gold rush with a number of projects and initiatives designed to bolster the country's film biz.
Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up international rights to Esther Gronenborn's mystery thriller "Kaifeck Murder," starring Alexandra Maria Lara ("Control") and Benno Fuermann ("Speed Racer").
The Rome Film Festival will celebrate Brazilian cinema this year and kick off in style with a lavish carnival-like event in the city's huge Piazza Navona being prepared by multi-tasking musician Arto…
A nice looking but heavily formulaic DreamWorks animation entry.