Is Berlin's European Film Market becoming an American film market?
Record producer-songwriter Mirwais Ahmadzai, who is best known for resurrecting Madonna's career, is making his first foray as a movie producer with "GHB," a stylish, concept-driven drama directed by…
Olivier Courson, Studiocanal chairman-CEO, accepted Variety's 2012 Achievement in International Film Award on Friday at a Baoli beach cocktail-luncheon sponsored by Chopard.
Croisett super-charged by fresh mavens, vets in new roles
Luc Besson is a man of many dimensions. Best known as a writer, producer, director and founder of EuropaCorp, one of Europe's largest production companies, he's also bringing to life the Cite du…
Yes, movies got sold at Berlin, especially a brace of star-studded actioners and high-profile art pics. But the most striking sign of vitality in the international independent biz today came from…
European film financing specialist Leonard Glowinski is founding 22h22, a Paris-based film fund consultancy.
When France Telecom's film arm Studio 37 approached the U.S. studios with the script for "Upside Down" by helmer Juan Diego Solanas, the project met with a warm welcome.
It's a sign of the times when quintessentially American producer Joel Silver is making his next film, "Unknown White Male," an entirely European co-production, in partnership with Germany's Studio…
StudioCanal chief exec Olivier Courson has altered the DNA of the Gallic mini-major since he took the reins 2½ years ago. It has been transformed from a subsid of pay TV channel Canal Plus, mostly…
Gallic mini-major StudioCanal has tapped Pathe producer Leonard Glowinski to the newly-created post of head of co-productions and acquisitions for France and Europe.