MGM has acquired distribution rights to the Irwin Winkler-helmed 9/11 pic "Home of the Brave" from Nu Image/Millennium Films, which is being produced with Emmett/Furla Films.
Andrea Arnold's competition entry "Red Road" and Anders Morgenthaler's "Princess," which opened Directors Fortnight, have been acquired for French distribution by Didier Costet's Equation. Deal was…
Richard Holmes, producer of "Waking Ned Devine," has launched Brighthaven, one of the first ventures offering to cashflow the U.K.'s new production tax credit.
Indie distrib New Yorker Films has snapped up U.S. rights to Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's "The Willow Tree" (Beed-e Majnoon).
While Al Gore is likely to gain converts to the anti-global-warming cause thanks to the Cannes screening of docu "An Inconvenient Truth," former Locarno Film Festival topper Irene Bignardi is on the…
Pic financing shingle TinRes Entertainment is revving up plans to fund and produce six to eight films a year, bringing up to $50 million to the table annually for a period of five years.
Barcelona-based shingle Eddie Saeta will produce "En la ciudad de Sylvia," the next film by Jose Luis Guerin, one of Spain's most admired auteurs.
Argentina's Mar del Plata Film Festival is launching a Latin American film prize, with a cash award of around $50,000 provided by the festival. Plaudit will be called the Golden Che, after…
Hong Kong's Golden Scene has picked up Japanese and Asian distribution rights to $20 million martial arts actioner "Three Kingdoms."
Spanish mini-major the Filmax Group has closed a co-production deal with Germany's Universum Film, owned by German giant Bertelsmann, on Brad Anderson's upcoming "Trans-Siberian." Production house…