Frankfurt-based financial services outfit ABL Group has launched a new film production shingle aimed at the development, financing, production and distribution of German- and English-language pics.
Madrid-based sales consortium Latido Films has acquired international rights outside Mexico to "The Fifth Commandment," directed by Mexican Rafael Lara ("La Milagrosa").
Miami-based Latino sales company Ondamax Films has sold a 10-film package to U.S. and Latin American Spanish-language premium paybox Cine Latino.
Leading Swiss distrib Ascot Elite has picked up a slew of high-profile films for Switzerland, among them Tomas Alfredson's "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and George Clooney's political drama "The Ides…
The Cannes Film Festival has tapped Korean helmer-scribe Bong Joon-Ho as jury president of the Camera d'Or.
Studio Hamburg closed a slew of sales at this week's Mip TV confab in Cannes, including deals for nature programming, series and TV movies.
Three years after his "Gomorrah" made a splash, Italo helmer Matteo Garrone will return behind camera in May to shoot a drama working-titled "Big House," about an Italian obsession with appearing on…
South Korean multi-hyphenate Lee Chang-Dong and Polish helmer Jerzy Skolimowski will serve as jury presidents at the Cannes Film Festival's Critics' Week.
Shorter, sunnier and starrier -- those three words help sum up the Mip TV market, which wrapped Thursday.
Yaya DaCosta and Colm Meaney have been added to the cast of Terry George's Irish laffer "Whole Lotta Sole."