A flurry of pre-Cannes buying by French, British, Israeli and Taiwanese distributors has given Fortissimo Films a hint that certain territories could be recovering some health.
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Singapore shingle MediaCorp has boarded "Yona Yona Penguin," one of the biggest animation projects to emerge from Asia recently.
"Speed" helmer Jan de Bont is to reprise Kathryn Bigelow's iconic surfer movie "Point Break."
"Yasukuni," the doc that has inflamed Japanese politicians and sparked security concerns for Tokyo theaters, has been picked up for international sales by Hong Kong's Film Library.
John Cusack stumbles bloodied and bruised but head unbowed through a smoky hotel lobby on the set of the Weinstein Co.'s "Shanghai." The scene is a fitting metaphor for the $50 million project and…
Here! Films has taken North American distribution rights to Puerto Rican gay comedy "Manuela & Manuel" from Spanish sales consortium Latido Films.
Italian producer Fulvio Lucisano stands as testimony that there is really just one type of movie: a good one.
Fulvio Lucisano likes to joke that throughout his entire career Italian cinema has "always been in a crisis."
Brilliant Films has forged an alliance with agent Duncan Heath's Independent Talent Group that will see the Brit shingle develop a slate of projects from the tenpercentary's cast of clients.
Eric Mathis and Donald Ranvaud's Miami-based Ondamax Films, a Latin American film specialist, has begun to roll out sales on its first 10-pic slate.
Madrid-based sales consortium 6 Sales has taken worldwide rights outside Brazil to Fernando Meirelles' second feature, "Domesticas" (Maids). Meirelles' "Blindness" opens Cannes tonight.
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