Business was locked in slo-mo for Korean sales companies this week in Cannes. Most confessed to having had a miserable time, despite their high-profile booths and well-backed promotion campaigns.
Cannes Film Festival
Miramax Films has won the bidding war for Julian Schnabel's French-language "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," paying between $2 million and $3 million for North American rights.
China's massive Hengdian studios group and Argentina's INCAA Film Institute are teaming on the construction of a large new studio complex, the Ciudad del Cine (Cinema City), in Argentina.
It's been near impossible not to bump into someone at Cannes with a project related to the crisis in western Sudan. Press releases proclaiming Darfur docus or campaigns to raise awareness have kept…
Egypt's Media Production City has announced three projects set to lens in the 21-million-square-feet studio complex.
Queen Film, the Indonesian distribution company that is affiliated with new exhibition group Blitz Megaplex, has pre-emptively bought rights to a slew of U.S. and international pictures with broad…
A Brazilian sales company has struck a U.S. distribution alliance with L.A.-based indie production-distribution house Cinema Libre Studio, which produces social issue features and docus.
Fortissimo struck a string of deals on its bulging Cannes festival and market slates.
Barcelona-based distributor Manga Films' top acquisition was the Weinstein Co.'s immigration drama "Crossing Over," toplining Harrison Ford and Sean Penn.
Raucous laughter hit the Palais during the morning screening of "Ocean's Thirteen," which was followed by an equally entertaining press conference as Steven Soderbergh and his "Ocean's Thirteen" gang…
Sokurov's most directly political work for years presents war for what it is: brutal, crushing, and ugly.