Business at this year's MipTV programming mart in Cannes got off to brisk start on Sunday with a flurry of activity that included another European acquisition of Charlie Sheen's "Anger Management"…
BERLIN -- The deal-making continued through day two of the MipTV programming mart in Cannes for hot scripted skeins and entertainment formats alike.
Next year's Mip TV sales mart is to bow Sunday April 1 -- a day later than announced last month.
They are called the London Screenings, but last week's event in the British capital should have been renamed the London Meetings.
Miramax Films has taken worldwide rights on Stephen Frears' "Dirty Pretty Things," at the Mifed film, TV and multimedia mart.
Some leading U.S. and U.K. sales companies are now actively trying to kill off the London Screenings.
Iron Entertainment, a new film production, foreign sales and theatrical company, has been unveiled at the Mifed mart.
The 68th Mifed film mart opened its doors Sunday, but the squads of security guards were hardly overwhelmed by the crowd.
Capitol Films has hit the ground running at Mifed, with a slew of sales already in the bag from last week's London Screenings.
Dimension Films has paid north of $5 million for North American and Italian rights to the Robert Harmon chiller "They," based of three minutes of footage shown at the London Screenings by the film's…