German film fund and production outfit CP Medien and veteran filmmaker Helmut Dietl are producing the debut feature film of Oscar-winning German director Florian Gallenberger, "Schatten der Zeit."
Helmer Peter Gothar took the main prize for his powerful "Hungarian Beauty," a saga of urban life, at the Hungarian Film Szemle Festival, which wrapped in Budapest on Tuesday.
ICA Projects has picked up U.K. theatrical and video rights to Michael Winterbottom's "In Our World."
The British tradition of small-scale eccentric comedies lives on in "Mrs. Caldicot's Cabbage War," a mildly engaging time-passer, stuffed with TV thesps, whose real place is on the small screen. As a…
Nicole Mackey has joined Capitol Films as head of international sales. She replaces Josh Kramer, who is quitting the London-based company to move back to Los Angeles.
Russell Crowe will star for director Ron Howard in "Cinderella Man," a Universal and Miramax co-production set for a mid-November start date.
Fox 2000 Pictures has purchased Yann Martel's novel "Life of Pi" for screenwriter Dean Georgaris to adapt.
Standup comic-turned-actor Eddie Griffin is set to star in "Yes I Can," a feature biopic about singer and Rat Pack member Sammy Davis Jr.
The Directors Guild of America has included the late John Frankenheimer among its nominees for directorial achievement in 2002 TV.
Former Kinowelt USA chief exec Chris Sievernich has launched financing and production shingle Armada Pictures, along with its distribution arm, Armada Intl.
A row is brewing in Spain over the antiwar protests by presenters and winners at Saturday's Goya Awards. Eduardo Campoy, prexy of Spanish producers' lobby Fapae, on Monday demanded the resignation of…