The Hong Kong Arts Development Council is making final edits on its program for the 28th Hong Kong Intl. Film Festival -- and at the same time figuring out the fest's future as a non-government…
Shochiku has secured Japanese distribution rights to a high-profile package of pics at this year's AFM headed by Mandalay Pictures' thriller "The Jacket," starring Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley…
One of Spain's most experienced distrib execs, Adolfo Blanco, has created his own film distribution company, ABL Augusta.
It took three years for writer-director Erin Dignam to find the coin to back her romantic drama set in South Africa, "The Last Face," starring Robin Wright Penn.
MGM Home Entertainment has acquired North American homevideo and television rights of Starway Intl.'s "Bubba Ho-Tep."
Dream Entertainment announced that all rights to the film "Monster Man" have been sold to Metro Tartan in the U.K. and to Sharada in Italy.
Medusa has picked up Italian distribution rights and has committed to a 100-print release in Italy for Showcase Entertainment's "Our Italian Husband."
UKFS, the international funding and production group, launched a multimedia Web site in an attempt to give the independent film industry a platform that reaches the global movie industry as well as…
Film executives touted various soft money incentives for shooting overseas -- and recounted some horror stories -- at "The New Cool Corners of Co-Production" seminar at the American Film Market on…
In a deal that reflects the growing U.S. DVD-homevideo demand for Spanish-lingo titles, speciality distrib TLA releasing has closed North American home entertainment rights on the Sogepaq-sold…
Michael Madsen, David Carradine and Nick Cannon made the rounds at Miramax Intl.'s AFM bash Friday night at Union Restaurant & Bar in Santa Monica.