Getting shot at, kidnapped and tortured is proving perfect training for Mohamed al-Daradji at his first Cannes as he attempts to secure distribution for "Ahlaam." The Iraqi helmer, who was kidnapped…
Cannes Film Festival
Newly warmed up by a cash injection of $250 million from an unspecified hedge fund and buoyed by a co-financing arrangement with Sony, L.A.-based producer-distributor Inferno unveiled a number of…
Gaumont's futuristic thriller "Chrysalis" has scored a slew of distribution deals and its first-time helmer, Julien Leclerq, is being hotly pursued by U.S. talent agents. Pic has sold to around 15…
Ben Sombogaart, helmer of Oscar nominee "Twin Sisters," is to direct "Nadra," a colonial drama set in Singapore.
If tonight you hear something on the beach that sounds like an aboriginal chant, you're not hallucinating. It's part of the promo push behind "Whaledreamers," an ecologically minded doc produced by…
Jan Sverak's "Empties" has sold to Dendy in Australia, Lumiere in Benelux, Filmswelike in Canada, Audiovisual in Greece.
Crystal Sky Pictures has sold "Robosapien" and "Tekken" to Motion Picture Distribution -- aka Alliance, Momentum and Aurum -- for distribution in Canada, the U.K. and Spain.
India and Italy have still not yet ratified the bilateral treaty that will make co-production between the two countries easier, but already producers are prepping pictures.