Former EMI chairman and CEO Eric Luciano Nicoli is bowing an indie financing shingle with consumer marketing pro William Lewis, creative director John Stanley and financial services vet Dean…
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France to honor bestow its Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters honor on Indian filmmaker at Cannes.
French director Laurent Cantet, who won the Palme d'Or in 2008 for “The Class,” will direct “Vuelta a Itaca,” a drama set in Cuba. Script for Spanish-language pic is by Cantet and Cuban novelist…
Although it boasts no Palme d'Or contenders, Russia, one of Eastern Europe's fastest-rising film industries, is out in force in Cannes. Russia launched the sixth edition of its Pavilion at the mart…
Switzerland's Locarno Film Festival has joined Europe's top-tier fests as part of Europa Cinemas' Label, a prize set up to promote European art movies. The Label is awarded by a jury of Europa…
Emirati helmer Ali F. Mostafa ("City of Life") will shoot "A to B," a road movie about three Western-educated Arab youths who travel 1,500 miles from Abu Dhabi to Beirut in memory of their deceased…
International sales company Versatile has added two titles to its lineup: Catherine Deneuve starrer “Satisfactions” and “Blind,” the feature debut of Norway's Eskil Vogt, co-screenwriter on Joachim…
Meg Ryan will be feted by the Taormina Film Festival, the Italian fest on the island of Sicily where she will hold an onstage master class about her acting career. As previously reported, this year's…
Music Box has picked up North American rights to Mads Mikkelsen starrer “Michael Kohlhaas,” which unspools in Cannes competition May 24. Adapted from Heinrich von Kleist's 1811 novel, “Kohlhaas” is…
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