The Weinstein Co. has set an overall multipic deal with Exodus Film Group, the private equity animation outfit behind TWC's 2006 animated feature "Hoodwinked" and the upcoming "Igor."
The BBC has embarked upon a major restructuring of its film production activities that will see BBC Films cease to exist in its current form as a dedicated movie unit separate from the rest of the…
Cinema Libre, which specializes in social issue movies, will distribute Participant Prods.' doc "Angels in the Dust." Films about Africa and its ills are in fact a hot new area for exploration by…
As the hoopla at Cannes finally shows signs of peaking, a number of U.S players came up for air, either to announce pictures they've bought or to trumpet pictures they've sold. With so much money…
Reed Midem, the company that organizes the TV markets Mip and Mipcom in Cannes each year, is partnering with the Cannes film Festival. Idea is to make the festival a little more TV-savvy and the TV…
The combination of Andy Lau and "Mission: Impossible 3" starlet Maggie Q is a hot ticket for sales agent Arclight.
"The Band's Visit" and "Caramel," the two Mideast pics that sparked bidding wars among U.S. distribs, have inked deals that could well be the richest ever for films from their respective countries…
The Just for Laughs comedy festival and its founder Gilbert Rozon have been tapped to receive the Banff World Television Festival's Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award.
The Pusan Film Festival has assembled an $860,000 Asian Cinema Fund to support regional filmmakers.
Viacom is taking a huge step into India, entering into a joint venture with the country's TV18 Group for film and TV production and distribution. The venture, Viacom-18, will see the two companies…
Swedish arthouse distrib Triangelfilm has filed for bankruptcy.