Spanish sales company Sogepaq has licensed Alejandro Amenabar's Venice prize-winner "The Sea Inside" to a raft of territories, playing off its competish screenings at the Venice Intl. Film Festival.
The Multicultural Motion Picture Assn. will host the 12th annual Diversity Awards gala "The Moving Image -- The Talent it Takes to Make it Happen!" Oct. 17 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Nordisk Film has begun shooting "Karen Blixen: Out of This World," a doc about the Danish author of "Out of Africa." The pic will include never-before-seen footage of Blixen's compound in Kenya, and…
Underscoring its new policy of third-party pick-ups, Filmax Intl. has acquired international distribution rights to Pau Freixa's merchant ship thriller, "Camara oscura" (Deadly Cargo).
Superbly modulated yet unrelentingly grim, "Mirage" builds upon a remarkable perf from young Macedonian newcomer Marko Kovacevic to tell the tragic tale of a talented schoolboy driven to violence…
Los Angeles-based Cinema Management Group, headed by former Miramax senior VP of international Edward Noeltner, is ramping up its Latino slate.
The struggling Tokyo Intl. Film Festival on Monday unveiled a lineup even less international than its predecessors. TIFF, unspooling Oct. 23-31, remains in the grip of the local majors, who use it as…
Paul Schrader is set to write the script for "Torch," a drama about the obsessive relationship between singer Ruth Etting and Chicago bootlegger Moe Snyder.
Jim Fall has signed on to direct the English-language remake of Thai comedy-thriller "6ixtynin9," to be produced by Fran Rubel Kuzui for Bohemian Films and Tom Gorai for Shadowcatcher Entertainment.
Even campus nerds are not immune to Hollywood's remake frenzy. Fox Searchlight is mobilizing a redo of "Revenge of the Nerds," the 1984 college comedy about a frat for the socially awkward set that…
Jeff Bridges will join the cast of Terry Gilliam's "Tideland," the director said Monday at a press conference at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. Pic also stars Jennifer Tilly, Canuck Brendan…