PARIS– Winning one of Cannes' significant bidding wars, Bac Films and Distrib Films have co-acquired French distribution rights to Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's “Force Majeure,” a festival hit…
FilmDistrict's “Insidious” sequel kicked off the Friday the 13th weekend with an estimated $1.5 million in midnight shows Thursday. The James Wan-directed horror film, made for only $5 million, is…
HONG KONG — Arclight Films has become the latest U.S.-based sales agency to open an office in Beijing. The company has hired Elliot Tong, a former producer and sales agent, to head the new operation…
Execs from the New Zealand Film Commission have been meeting with producers at the FilmMart to research potential development and co-production opportunities. At a breakfast Saturday, reps from NZFC…
Austrian weirdmeister Ulrich Seidl's sometimes grueling but consistently compelling "Paradise" trilogy concludes on a surprisingly wistful, tender note with "Paradise: Hope," an account of a teenager…
Serenity Media Group, a Chinese venture launched in partnership with distributor China Lion in 2010, has signed an exclusive TV production deal with Germany's Constantin Film Entertainment, a…
Germany's well-earned reputation as one of the world's leading co-production countries continues to attract international projects despite growing competition from neighboring European states.
Brit helmer Esther May Campbell's "Light Years," German action-comedy "All Panthers are Pink" and Dagur Kari's "Rocketman" were among the most buzzed-about titles at Les Arcs European Film Festival's…
This portrait of a middle-aged femme missionary is a bit more accessible than its predecessor, if any film that features masturbation with a crucifix could be called accessible.
A list of French films at the Venice Film Festival