Norwegian pic "A Somewhat Gentle Man," which screened in competish at Berlin, has been acquired by distribs in several territories.
Japanese media conglom Kadokawa Group Holdings plans to set up a Chinese joint venture to expand its presence in the Chinese market for comics, toons and novels.
British pay TV channel Bravo, part of Virgin Media TV, has picked up the rights to the first two series of U.S. drama "Spartacus: Blood and Sand."
In what looks like one of the biggest TV deals of the year for Spain, commercial web La Sexta has inked a three-year exclusive free-to-air TV output deal with Warner Bros. International Television…
Top Spanish sales company Imagina Intl. Sales has pre-sold Woody Allen's "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" to much of the world.
A new threshold for advocacy filmmaking: The New York Times reports that the team behind "The Cove" helped pull off a covert operation to uncover illegal use of whale meat at one of Santa Monica's…
MPAA chairman Dan Glickman was feted at a cocktail party in his honor tonight by a collection of studio chiefs, industry execs and trade association staff, as Hollywood's chief lobbyist prepares to…
Mexico's Michel Franco ("Daniel and Ana") and Chile's Cristian Jimenez ("Optical Illusions") are among six directors who have been selected for the Cannes Film Festival's 20th Cinefondation Residence.
The Oscar win for documentary "The Cove" is not getting much applause in Taiji, the port city in western Japan where helmer Louie Psihoyos and his crew secretly filmed the annual dolphin slaughter.
Germany's leading exhib chain Cinemaxx said Monday it recorded its first full-year profit in 2009, and added that it aims to raise e8.8 million ($12 million) for acquisitions through a capital…
Filipino helmer Brillante Mendoza and Chinese helmers Lou Ye and Lu Chuan will receive tributes at the 12th Deauville Asian Film Festival, which runs today through Sunday.