London-based Buena Onda has moved into production on "Maldeamores" (Maladies of Love), the first pic from a development fund set up by Buena Onda parent the IFC and the Puerto Rico Film Industry…
U.K.'s Icon and Germany's Constantin have scored distribution on the $25 million Edith Piaf biopic "La Vie en Rose," being sold internationally by TF1 Intl.
Easternlight, the Asian offshoot of Arclight Films, has picked up sales rights to "The Forest."
The record for the biggest-budget Arab film is about to be broken -- again. Egypt's Studio Masr, at Cannes with out-of-competition documentary "These Girls," will make the $15 million epic "The…
The French despised the real Marie-Antoinette, sending their frivolous Austrian-born queen to the guillotine without a second thought. More than two centuries later, will they be kinder to Sofia…
Cannes is a small world after all -- or at least it was at Sunday's Directors Fortnight screening of Gallic helmer Michel Ocelot's animated "Azur and Asmar," attended by about 200 tiny and…
Danny Glover and Joslyn Barnes' Louverture Films is teaming with Bipolar Pictures, owned by Ben Kingsley and Chip Duncan, to produce a film on the friendship between Albert Einstein and Paul Robeson.
Censors in the small Pacific island of Samoa have banned "The Da Vinci Code" after church leaders complained it would confuse the local Christians.
Egoli Tossell Film is teaming with Fred Breinersdorfer, producer and scribe of Oscar-nommed historical drama "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days," and actress Heike Makatsch ("Almost Heaven") on a biopic…
Thirteen students from nine colleges have been chosen as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' 2006 Student Academy Awards.