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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Here! Films has taken North American distribution rights to Puerto Rican gay comedy "Manuela & Manuel" from Spanish sales consortium Latido Films.
Michael Moore is making a sequel to "Fahrenheit 9/11" for Overture Films and Paramount Vantage, which will shop the project to international buyers when the Cannes Film Festival and market get under…
Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles returns to the Cannes film festival with opener "Blindness," his first film in competition, six years after his triumph with "City of God" in Critics' Week.
Russian helmer Sergei Bodrov, most recently in the international eye for the success of his Genghis Khan epic "Mongol," is starting his own production company, Bodrov Film Production, with a slate of…
The Kremlin is coming to Cannes to position Russian studios in the international film production marketplace.
Switzerland-based Omega Entertainment has tapped Trevor Wright to serve as prexy of its North American operations.
Peter Hoffman's Seven Arts Pictures, new financing in hand, is bringing a slate of pics to sell at Cannes, led by William Gibson's adaptation of his cyberpunk sci-fi classic "Neuromancer," which was…
"Gigantic," a comedy starring Zooey Deschanel, Paul Dano and John Goodman, has been picked up by foreign sales agent Fortissimo Films.
Arthouse distrib Artificial Eye has made what's believed to be its first pre-buy of a British movie, picking up U.K. rights to Andrea Arnold's upcoming "Fish Tank."
When ThinkFilm Intl. pitches its slate at Cannes this week, the indie will confront an added obstacle: its seemingly wobbly financial condition.
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