Bernardo Bertolucci will return to the director's chair to shoot an untitled English-language drama centered on the emotionally turbulent life of 16th-century Italo musician and murderer Gesualdo da…
Film London has signed up Working Title, Focus Features, the Weinstein Co., Paramount, Pathe and StudioCanal for its inaugural production market, which will run Oct. 22-23 as part of the London Film…
Several high-profile Cannes titles found distribution across Europe as the fest ended. In Germany, Concorde Filmverleih picked up Cristian Mungiu's Palme d'Or winner, "4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days."…
German producers Dan Maag and Thomas Reisser of Stuttgart-based Niama Filmproduktion are teaming with Paul Knight and Richard Carpenter on "Catweazle," a feature film based on the 1970s British TV…
Bulgaria's Camera Ltd. has purchased and broken ground on a new Sofia studio complex designed as a hothouse for young Bulgarian filmmakers targeting foreign auds as well as a hub for international…
Peace Arch Entertainment is setting up a U.S. theatrical distribution division, Peace Arch Releasing. Peace Arch prexy of U.S. distribution Mark Balsam will head the new unit.
Distribution-production execs Jeffrey D. Erb and Joe Nicolo have formed indie shingle Feverpitch Pictures to produce two to four films a year budgeted at $1 million-$5 million.
Faux metaphysical snoozeroo is pure fest fare for the long-take, minimalist crowd.
Strikingly composed but listless tale of a court bailiff's life in industrial China will be embraced by crix and fests.
Cristian Mungiu's "4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days," a stark, trenchant drama about a woman's experiences receiving an abortion in the waning days of Romania's communist era, won the Palme d'Or at the…