New pan-Euro film distrib co Entera has unveiled the first two projects on which it is currently seeking finance.
Brazilian movies are moving at the market this year. It helps that two of the country's top directors are in official sections: Hector Babenco is competing with the prison tale "Carandiru," and cult…
Moving from the traditional market for Bollywood films, WEG India is in talks to sell "Jism" (literally "skin" in Hindi), to various Euro territories like France and Belgium.
Spanish sales consortium the Pi Group has sealed a deal to handle international rights on four recent productions or acquisitions from Antonio Llorens' Lauren Films, Spain's biggest indie distrib.
In one of the biggest single-pic deals signed in Cannes, Shochiku snapped up theatrical and homevideo rights in Japan to the New Regency/Fox 2000 production "Man on Fire."
As Cannes winds down, the major fall events are starting to come together, with Venice fest chief Moritz de Hadeln working to assemble a heavyweight lineup for the event's 60th edition, running Aug…
Continuing its swath of sales at Cannes, the Denise Richards-Daryl Hannah starrer "Whore," helmed by Spanish director Luna, has been licensed to Mexico-based Quality Films for the whole of Latin…
As a result of an Italo-Indo co-production treaty, Mumbai producer-director Aditya Bhattacharya will helm a Hindi-Italian-lingo pic that has been greenlit by Instituto Luce, "Sandokan in Sicily,"…
Five members of a pan-European art-pic buying alliance have made their first full joint acquisition, teaming to seal France, Italy Switzerland and Benelux on "Osama," the Directors Fortnight Afghan…
Given the sad state of affairs at the Cannes Film Festival this year, perhaps it's time to shake things up a little. As the grande dame of world film festivals, Cannes cannot be expected to change…
"Barbershop" helmer Tim Story has signed on to direct "Ralph," which Imagine Entertainment and Universal are developing.