Mario Kassar, most recently co-chairman and prexy of C-2 Pictures, has teamed with C-2 colleague Eric Feitshans to form international sales and distribution company Magnetik Media.
Becker Intl. has picked up world sales rights to "Hunger," the debut movie by Turner Prize-winning video artist Steve McQueen.
The U.K. Film Council, BBC Films and Film4, the three principal public funders of feature films in Blighty, have agreed to give British indie producers an equity stake in their own movies. After…
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Getting to Cannes early pays dividends. Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films has been in Cannes since Thursday and signed a slew of deals over the weekend with distribs from competitive…
Momentum Pictures has acquired U.K. rights to Neil Burger's "The Return" from QED Intl.
"Patriot Games" scripter Peter Iliff is to write and direct "Point Break 2," a 20 years later sequel to the surfing crime thriller that he co-wrote in 1987 and was a hit for Largo Entertainment in…
Despite the threat of legal proceedings brought by former festival director Neil Stephenson over the manner of his dismissal in February, Dubai film fest chairman Abdulhamid Juma is determined to…
Ingenious, the U.K.-based media financier, has announced its intention to raise a E150 million ($203 million) film distribution fund. It will invest alongside European indie distribs to acquire…
Production company Zentropa, home of Lars von Trier, announced Monday that it will launch a production company with Regner Grasten Film.
Gael Garcia Bernal is finalizing an agreement to topline "Pedro Paramo," a big screen adaptation of Juan Rulfo's novel of the same name, a milestone in modern Latin American literature.
American World Pictures has acquired rights to "Jump," starring Patrick Swayze in a drama centered on the 1928 murder trial of noted photographer Phillipe Halsman in Austria.