Los Angeles-based Afterburner Films is setting up a joint venture with Nostromo Wireless in Prague to produce a mobile videogame -- playable on Java-enabled cell phones -- for "Fast Glass," its…
Peter Aalbek Jensen and Lars von Trier's Danish production powerhouse Zentropa is teaming up with former X-Filme topper Maria Koepf and setting up shop in Berlin. Koepf will head Zentropa Intl…
After a gap of almost 20 years, Hungarian filmmakers are back in competition in Cannes. Bela Tarr's "The Man From London" is the first Hungarian pic to be selected for the competition since Istvan…
Teuton distrib/production house Senator has greenlit a German-language pic about people in their 70s having sex. Entitled "Wolke 9" ("Cloud 9"), the pic is helmed by Andreas Dresen ("Summer in…
Four up-and-coming Danish producers will be attached to vets through a mentoring program that will guide one of their projects to the bigscreen. The Copenhagen Film Mentor will be funded by the…
Myriad Pictures has upped Trevor Wright to VP of distribution.
Wang Bing continues his run as one of the world's supreme doc filmmakers.
After its English-language debut with Francois Ozon's "Angel," French shingle Fidelite is prepping a series of English-language pics with the likes of "Black Book" star Carice van Houten, "Lost's"…
Swedish production company Film i Vast is once again using the Cannes film festival to showcase its product, this time its international co-prods. "It is a very conscious strategy. From our…
Strained humor gives way to melodrama in this mawkish vehicle, which will quickly run out of gas.
Warm take on cross-cultural relations proves that light touch is sometimes needed to address serious topics.