Anne Mensah has been tapped as head of drama at U.K. pay TV company BSkyB.
Franco-German cultural web Arte has picked up controversial miniseries "The Kennedys."
Paris-based Other Angle Pictures has acquired international rights to "Case depart," a comedy from Alain Goldman's Legende Films ("La Vie en rose").
Giant Chinese dotcom company Tencent has bought a 4.6% stake in shingle Huayi Brothers for 450 million yuan ($69.3 million), the first step by the Shenzhen-based Tencent to expand beyond its…
ARP Selection, one of Gaul's leading distribution and co-production shingles, has acquired a raft of English-language indie pics, including Barry Levinson's "The Bay" and J.C. Chandor's Kevin Spacey…
In advance of what looks set to be a strong year for indies at the Cannes Film Festival market, Stuart Ford's IM Global announced a slate of nine pics it will shop to buyers.
Splendid Films has acquired CMG's zombie comedy "Deadheads" for German speaking Europe and Dutch speaking Benelux in a pre-Cannes deal.
Playwright Tony Kushner is at the center of controversy at the City University of New York, where the board of trustees on Thursday issued a statement defending its decision to block giving him an…
In some of the first innovations under new director Jose Luis Rebordinos, Spain's San Sebastian Festival has announced two additional sidebars: "Film and Gastronomy" and "Midnight Showings."
Content Film has picked up international sales rights for Derick Martini's "Hick," toplining Chloe Grace Moretz, Blake Lively and Alec Baldwin.
Spanish sales agency Film Factory Ent. has picked up international distribution rights to Miguel Angel Toledo's psychological thriller "La Senda" (The Path), co-penned by writer-director Juan Carlos…