Cinema Libre, which specializes in social issue movies, will distribute Participant Prods.' doc "Angels in the Dust." Films about Africa and its ills are in fact a hot new area for exploration by…
Cannes Film Festival
As the hoopla at Cannes finally shows signs of peaking, a number of U.S players came up for air, either to announce pictures they've bought or to trumpet pictures they've sold. With so much money…
The BBC has embarked upon a major restructuring of its film production activities that will see BBC Films cease to exist in its current form as a dedicated movie unit separate from the rest of the…
The Weinstein Co. has set an overall multipic deal with Exodus Film Group, the private equity animation outfit behind TWC's 2006 animated feature "Hoodwinked" and the upcoming "Igor."
Hamburg-based European Film Promotion has announced its new board of directors following a general assembly meeting held at Cannes on Tuesday. Staying on as president is Claudia Landsberger, who has…
Swedish arthouse distrib Triangelfilm has filed for bankruptcy.
Martin Scorsese announced Tuesday the creation of the World Cinema Foundation, a not-for-profit org dedicated to the preservation and restoration of neglected films, which he called a "dream come…
Eros Entertainment, the London-listed Bollywood distribution giant, has inked a trio of content alliances and preemed a channel on YouTube.
Nordic distribution giant Scanbox Entertainment has moved into co-production in the region's largest market, Sweden, and has greenlit investments in three pics in different stages of production.
Constantin Film said on Tuesday its operating profits were halved in the first quarter to Euros 1.8 million ($2.4 million) after a record year in 2006, even though Q1 revenue rose 15% to Euros 83…