John Sayles will direct his next film, "Casa de los Babys," for IFC Prods., with IFC Films handling the theatrical release.
In France, there's fowl play afoot in theaters, and Jean Labadie is hoping a little doc about avian migration will find room to spread its wings between two Hollywood behemoths.
When Edgar Bronfman Jr. resigned his post as executive vice chairman at Vivendi Universal last week, the French-run conglom lost one of its two biggest emissaries in the labyrinthine U.S…
Columbia Tristar Films of India has launched a countrywide restructuring plan for its distribution operations.
Buyers at the Lanzarote Spanish Film Screenings came away from the meet with the belief that a clutch of new Spanish pics could clinch major territory sales next year. Held on the Atlantic island of…
Top level politicians and enterprising private operators are rushing to cash in on the worldwide visibility that the release of "The Lord of the Rings" will confer on this tiny South Pacific country.
With "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and "The Lord of the Rings" making some filmmakers believe that fantasy is synonymous with box office gold, German production outfit Filmtime has tapped…
MADRID -- L.A.-based Menemsha Entertainment has nabbed worldwide sales outside Argentina and Spain for Juan Jose Campanella's "El hijo de la novia" ("The Son of the Bride").
Miramax Films has acquired worldwide rights, excluding certain rights in Japan and Iran, to "The Color of Hope," a documentary by Iranian Majid Majidi ("Children of Heaven").
"Through Sunglasses" casts both a near-sighted and a far-sighted view on the current battle of the sexes in Iran, and as a result is a supposedly feminist comedy that concludes on a muddled note…
John Williams has joined the list of National Board of Review 2001 honorees.