At the Cannes film festival, it was clearer than ever that much of the money and energy in the global film business revolves around Asia.
Cannes Film Festival
Film executives are back home after Cannes, getting back to business as usual. Except things are not "as usual." The May 14-25 festival and market crystallized what many have suspected for a long…
Cologne-based Match Factory saw business bustling at last week's Cannes film mart, with major fest titles such as Un Certain Regard winner "Tulpan" and competition screener "Waltz with Bashir"…
Confirming Cannes buzz that a clutch of its titles was generating sales heat, Pathe Intl. has confirmed healthy sales on Stephen Frears "Cheri," a brace of Croisette takers for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog…
Liberation Entertainment has snapped up U.K. rights to writer-director Paris Leonti's heist thriller "Daylight Robbery" from U.K.-based sales agent AV Pictures.
Metrodome has acquired all U.K. rights to Gallic helmer Safy Nebbou's psychological thriller "Mark of an Angel."
Thomas Grube's big-screen documentary "Trip to Asia — The Quest for Harmony," which examines the Berlin Philharmonic and celebrated conductor Simon Rattle, attracted a slew of international buyers at…
Unable to speak French, an elderly Japanese painter wanders through Paris' Belleville looking for a place to sleep in tedious comedy "Monsieur Morimoto," a self-indulgent second feature from French…
Documakers Trisha Ziff and Luis Lopez begin with an intriguing premise: Trace the history of the most frequently reproduced image of the 20th century, Korda's famous photograph of Che Guevara.
IFC Films has nabbed domestic rights to Matteo Garrone's mob drama "Gomorrah," winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival.
Spain's top arthouse distributor Alta Classics has taken all Spanish rights to Cannes competition entry "Un conte de Noel" (A Christmas Tale) from Paris-based seller Wild Bunch.