Continuing their energetic push into overseas markets, Brazil's and Galicia's film authorities will co-host the Co-Production Meeting June 12-14.
Cannes Film Festival
Spike Lee is set to shoot a feature-length documentary about Michael Jordan. Helmer told a Cannes crowd that he hopes to bring the basketball legend to the fest with the pic next year.
Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures has inked a deal with John Grisham to turn his latest bestselling novel "Playing for Pizza" into a feature.
Unveiling an Italy-Argentina co-production axis, Eduardo Costantini's Costa Films has sealed a co-production deal with Italy's Istituto Luce on Mariano Cohn and Gaston Duprat's "El artista" (The…
Lionsgate and Eros Intl., the leading distributor of Indian movies, have set up a joint venture spanning distribution and production in India and North America.
Focus Features has firmed a deal to finance epic Roman adventure "The Eagle of the Ninth."
Gallic major MK2 Films has begun to tie down key territories on its $25 million animated feature "The True Story of Puss 'n Boots," as well as clinching solid early sales on Gerard Depardieu-starrer…
The Dubai Intl. Film Fest is helping connect the Arab film biz.
"The Class" (Entre les murs) has generated spirited early Cannes sales. Memento, the Paris-based sales and distribution company, sold the Laurent Canted-helmed film's rights to to Italy's Mikado…
Ukrainian distribution company B&H, based in Kiev, is due to open its own local-language dubbing studios later this year following the introduction of local-language rules for films shown in the…
In this jittery market, buyers are proceeding with caution, but some of the screenings generating the best reaction are those offering footage to entice pre-buys. The tepid reception to fest opener…