German public funders have earmarked $8 million to support several films, including projects from Christian Goerlitz, Vivian Naefe and Doris Doerrie.
The Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam and the Holland Festival have collaborated for the first time to bring a film section to the Netherlands' leading performing arts fest.
Constantin Film has recruited former Bavaria Film producer Reinhard Kloos to oversee production of family films at the producer-distrib. Kloos, who will focus on CGI pics, headed Bavaria Pictures, a…
Helmer Tim Burton will join wife Helena Bonham Carter on the Croisette later this month. Burton will attend the Cannes Film Festival as a member of its Cinefondation jury, organizers said Tuesday…
Aussie government coin agency the Film Finance Corp. issued a bunch of promissory notes Tuesday, biding time until its new financial year allocation kicks in July 1.
German sales agent Media Luna Ent. has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to Chema Rodriguez's documentary "Estrellas de la linea" (The Railroad All Stars), about a soccer team of Guatemalan sex…
The Lucille Lortel Awards proved bountiful for "A Trip to Bountiful," Signature Theater's Off Broadway revival of the Horton Foote drama, which walked away with four trophies on Monday.
William Friedkin's "Bug" is one of five new pics repping the U.S. in an otherwise Europe-heavy Directors Fortnight, the Cannes Film Festival sidebar laced this year with beaucoup Gallic fare.
McG and Matt Cirulnick have sold an untitled pitch to New Regency, with Cirulnick set to pen the script and McG's Wonderland Sound and Vision to produce. Cirulnick's original idea is a modern…
Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films are bringing sword-and-sorcery comicbook heroine "Red Sonja" back to the bigscreen. Avi Lerner and Danny Dimbort's Millennium will finance and produce the pic…
Focus Features Intl. -- headed by U.K.-based Alison Thompson -- has scooped up overseas sales and distrib rights to writer-helmer Michel Gondry's upcoming "Be Kind Rewind" starring Jack Black.