The peaks and troughs that characterize each new popcorn season Stateside are now well and truly evident worldwide.
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Gotham-based Walden Media has tapped "Freaks and Geeks" creator Paul Feig to write and direct "I Am David," a feature based on the novel by Anne Holm.
Winchester Films is developing a slate of projects with its inhouse production companies Wind Dancer Films and the Donners Co.
The Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival (Sept. 26-Oct. 10) will screen a panorama of Mexican mellers and honor Brazilian director Walter Lima Jr. by showcasing a restored copy of his 1965 masterpiece…
MK2 sold Abbas Kiarostami's "10" to Italy (BIM), Holland (Contact), Canada (Seville), Greece (AMA) and Israel (Schapira). Film screens in competition Monday.
Beta Cinema, the international sales arm of bankrupt giant Kirch, has inked international distribution deals for Germany's all-time biggest box office hit "Manitou's Shoe" as well as "Getting My…
Edouard Weil is quickly becoming one of the busiest producers in France. Olivier Assayas' "Demonlover," which stars Connie Nielson and Chloe Sevigny and screens tonight in competition, was produced…
Attempting to deal with the psychological aftermath of the Lebanese civil war and the destruction of Beirut (as the film notes, for the seventh time in its history), "Terra Incognita" traces the deep…
First Look Media has picked up all international rights excluding Germany to "Luther," starring Joseph Fiennes, Alfred Molina, Sir Peter Ustinov and Bruno Ganz which is currently shooting in Central…
Svensk Filmindustri will handle international sales on Ingmar Bergman's upcoming "Saraband" (a.k.a. "Anna"), which reunites the characters from his 1973 international hit, "Scenes From a Marriage."