Sullivan Entertainment, the Canadian film and TV studio founded by filmmaker Kevin Sullivan and Trudy Grant, has signed a first-look deal with London-based Projector Prods., the indie production…
The Mar de Plata Intl. Film Festival in Argentina has unveiled two sidebars for next year: an homage to Argentine director Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and a retrospective of Latin America political cinema…
Zurich-based Kinolatino has sold Antonio Serrano's Mexican B.O. smash "Sex, Shame & Tears" (Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas) to South Korea.
The only big news out of Germany these days is who is suing whom. Steve Golin's L.A.-based production entity Overt Operations said Wednesday it had filed for breach of contract against Kinowelt USA…
USA Films has paid under $1 million to acquire domestic distribution rights to Mira Nair's ensemble comedy "Monsoon Wedding."
Maeva Gatineau has been promoted to VP of acquisitions for Miramax Films. Gatineau, who has been working out of Miramax's U.K. office for the past four years, will continue to oversee European…
Critics can't make or break films, but they did no favors to "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" in its world preem in the U.K., while auds in many other territories didn't need reviews to tell them there's…
As new players continue to emerge on the Italian acquisitions front, a raft of middlemen traditionally active in television sales is snapping up theatrical rights to top-flight indie product, making…
South African visual effects artist Jeremy Hattingh has a jumbo-sized problem -- how to make an elephant swing a helicopter around at the end of a rope.
You'd think that exhib execs -- whose job involves the actual theatrical screening of new releases -- would have a good feel for which pics will be hot and which are likely to tank. Guess again…