Underscoring the recovery of the Far East in general and Korea in particular, leading Spanish distribution and sales company Sogepaq has rolled out a bevy of pics in the region.
Canal Plus and the Cannes Film Festival have re-upped their partnership through 2005.
At Variety's final Cannes Conference on Thursday, producers gathered to offer some common complaints, a few solutions and some startling opinions.
Cannes is east of Eden, but the festival here is central to a scheme involving a historic theater.
Spanish-Italian distribber DeAPlaneta has acquired all Spanish rights to Oxide Pang and Danny Pang's horror pic "The Eye" in part of a major acquisitions push into Asian fantasy pics.
Japanese production and distribution company, Kinetique, has coughed up the coin for Vincent Gallo's next pic, "The Brown Bunny," which begins a cross country shoot next month.
Mosaic Entertainment, in association with boutique distributor Optimum Theatrical, has picked up U.K. theatrical distribution rights to "Real Women Have Curves," the Sundance Film Festival hit…
Making up for lost time, South Africa is moving fast to establish itself as an international player.
South Korean sales outfit Cineclick Asia has booked a number of sales to European markets at this year's Cannes Market.
Spanish TV production and facilities group MediaPro has taken a 60% stake in Barcelona-based production and commercials house Ovideo TV.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%