Momentum Pictures has acquired U.K. theatrical and video rights to Roger Michell's "The Mother," which screens today (May 16) in the Directors Fortnight.
Rolling off four prizes --including film, and critics choice -- at last month's Conac Police Film Festival, Enrique Urbizu's Andalusia-set thriller "Caja 507" (Box 507) was sold for French-speaking…
Fortissimo Film Sales reports that buyers are lining up for Andrew Jarecki's docu feature "Capturing the Friedmans," with early pre-emptive buys sealed on the opening day of the Cannes market.
Cannes fest favorite Takeshi Kitano is behind the camera again, directing and starring in "Zatoichi," which resurrects the long-running Japanese anti-hero, absent from the screen since the late 1980s.
Barcelona-based producer-distributor Filmax has signed up some of Spain's leading young film directors, such as Alex de la Iglesia ("800 Bullets," "Perdita Durango") and Mateo Gil ("Nadie conoce a…
U.S. management and production entity Handprint Entertainment will be the exclusive U.S. rep for selected titles from the North American production slate of U.K. producers Sam Taylor and Mike Downey.
Myriad Pictures has completed multiple territorial sales on horror pic "Jeepers Creepers 2," the sequel to the United Artists and American Zoetrope's hit "Jeepers Creepers."
Following its success last year with the Grand Prix du Jury and actress winning "The Man Without a Past," Gallic indie distributor Pyramide has an upbeat line-up this year including three films in…
Spanish production and sales company Dolores Pictures has sold North American rights on sci-fi thriller "Stranded" to DEJ Prods., Blockbuster's film acquisition/distribution shingle.
Franco-American conglom Vivendi Universal said sales fell 4% in the first quarter, hit by lower revenues from its music biz Universal Music Group amid an industry-wide slump. Company said that a…
Angelina Jolie and Vanessa Redgrave will star in "The Fever," directed by Carlo Nero and produced by Jason Blum and Redgrave for HBO Films, one of several projects being represented here by the…