Films by leading Asian directors Ann Hui, Stanley Kwan and Tsui Hark are aboard a debut slate by J.A. Media, a new shingle backed by wealthy Chinese energy to pharmaceuticals conglom Jian Group.
Cannes Film Festival
Schroeder's dense and unsettling docu is sure to inspire debate in France and Germany.
Five years after U.K. pubcaster Channel 4 cut its movie arm back to basics, Film4 is finally firing on all cylinders again. The company is advancing on all fronts, with Lenny Abrahamson's tiny Irish…
This year's London U.K. Film Focus will include premieres of Peter Howitt's "Dangerous Parking" from Velvet Octopus, Richard Laxton's "Grow Your Own" from Pathe, Julian Gilbey's "Rise of the…
Universal Pictures Intl. has acquired "Nim's Island" for distribution in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Spain and Latin America.
Germany's X Films has picked up Volker Schlondorf's officially selected "Ulzhan," being sold by France's Rezo.
Beta Cinema picked up world sales rights of Constantin Film's period meller "Effi," starring Julia Jentsch ("Sophie Scholl -- The Final Days," "The Edukators") and Sebastian Koch ("The Lives of…
Cannes screening schedule.
Juliette Binoche will star in Abbas Kiarostami's next film "The Certified Copy." Lensing will begin on the $6 million project this October. French mini-major MK2 is putting up a third of coin and are…
Leonardo DiCaprio wants to scare us into saving ourselves from extinction. But the eco-activist/filmmaker, who unveiled his environmental call to action "The 11th Hour" on Saturday at the Cannes…
Producer Donald K. Ranvaud has teamed with longtime Italian producer-distributor Silvio Sardi Communications and London-based indie film company Max Pictures to launch the Miami-based production…