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Alta Films, Spain's top arthouse distribbery, has picked up theatrical distribution rights to Spanish helmer-producer Gerardo Herrero's war thriller "Sangre en la nieve" (Blood in the Snow).
While the Mip TV mart in Cannes began winding down on Wednesday, international format sales continued to boost business.
A&E Television Networks and Germany's ZDF Enterprises have extended an existing programming and co-production deal for three years.
Paris-based production outfit Les Films d'Ici ("Waltz with Bashir") and Lebanese shingle Nour Prods. ("33 Days") are co-developing Israel-set drama "Three Thousand Nights."
German production, distribution and broadcasting company Autentic has inked a first-look deal with Leipzig-based production shingle Looks Film and TV.
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Linus Roache ("Law and Order," "Batman Begins") and Geraldine Somerville (the "Harry Potter" films) will topline ITV's upcoming miniseries "Titanic."
FremantleMedia Enterprises has concluded what it described as "an unprecedented multi-year deal" with the Middle East's MBC Group to license the "Idol" format.
Film4 and Focus Features have reteamed with "Shame" writer Abi Morgan to develop "Suffragettes," with Sarah Gavron attached to direct.