U.S. indies with American stars were once welcomed with open arms by overseas distribs. Now, with increasing competition from international success like "Perfume," "Mr. Bean's Vacation" and "The…
Cannes Film Festival
Jerry Seinfeld is expected to fly over the Croisette today -- in a bee costume -- vying for the title of standout stunt photo of the fest, a title Sacha Baron Cohen nabbed as Borat last year.
Chen Kaige is to return to "Farewell My Concubine" territory with "Mei Lan-fang," a biopic of the Peking opera singer. Pic is the highest profile production to date for the Taiwan conglom China…
Celsius Entertainment has come aboard as international sales agent for Boris Damast's biopic "Vivaldi," starring Joseph Fiennes as the composer.
Gaumont, the world's oldest film company, has gone futuristic. The French major will host a private screening for buyers tonight of its latest film, the $12 million "Chrysalis Memories," which…
U.K. and U.S. financier Future Films has joined forces with New York and Los Angeles-based entity Grand Army Entertainment to provide loan financing of up to 85% of the budget for U.S.-based movie…
In the wake of "Mr. Bean's Holiday" and French smash "Brice de Nice," Spain has its own entry in the international annals of klutzdom: "Mortadelo & Filemon. Mission: Save the Planet."
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced dates and details for the New York Film Festival and installed two members on the selection committee.
Coming into its second market and its first with a company name, Brazilian sales shingle Vereda Filmes has taken international rights to Chilean animation pic "31 Minutes."
After decades of attitudes ranging from indifference to outright hostility, the Japanese government has finally decided to assist its film industry.