England's Northwest region has received a hefty $5.4 million (£2.8 million) cash injection over the next two years to boost media skills development in the area.
Federico Veiroj's adolescent angst drama "Acne," from the producers of "Whisky" and "El custodio," has been picked up for international distribution by Rezo Films.
Optimum Releasing, the U.K. distrib owned by StudioCanal, is getting into the remake business.
For a series so steeped in romance, the eagerly awaited "Sex and the City" movie feels a trifle half-hearted.
Jordan, which is at Cannes with its first-ever pavilion, is joining the Mideast film gold rush with a number of projects and initiatives designed to bolster the country's film biz.