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‘We Children From Bahnhof Zoo’ Director on Giving Tale of ’70s Youth in Berlin a Contemporary Vibe

Philipp Kadelbach, director and co-creator of the series “We Children From Bahnhof Zoo,” says his initial impulse when approached to helm the series was to steer well clear of what he saw...

DR Sales’ ‘Seyran Ates: Sex, Revolution and Islam’ Lands at Juno Films (Exclusive)

New York-based boutique distributor Juno Films has acquired North American rights to the intimate and compelling Norwegian documentary “Seyran Ates: Sex, Revolution and Islam,” featuring Turkish-German feminist lawyer and one of the...

Venice Winner Lorenzo Vigas’s ‘The Box’ Boarded by The Match Factory

Leading arthouse sales agency The Match Factory has acquired “The Box” (La Caja), the second feature of Mexican filmmaker Lorenzo Vigas, winner of Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion with “From Afar.” “The...

Saban Takes North America on Josh Lawson’s ‘Long Story Short,’ Starring Rafe Spall (EXCLUSIVE)

Saban Films has acquired North American rights to “Long Story Short,” written by, directed by and co-starring Josh Lawson. The romantic comedy also stars Rafe Spall, Zahra Newman, Ronny Chieng and Dena...

Orogen, The Exchange Create Next Prods., Reveal Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Finance firm Orogen Entertainment is partnering with sales agency The Exchange to create a stand-alone development and movie production company Next Prods., which has a slate of projects in development. The partnership,...

New Film & Media Training Center, the International Screen Institute, Launches at EFM

In a concerted bid to train the next generation of film and media industry professionals, a new training center, the International Screen Institute, has launched in Europe. The new non-profit org, founded...

Mister Smith Boards Comedy Horror ‘Werewolves Within,’ IFC Films Releases in U.S. (EXCLUSIVE)

International sales agent Mister Smith Entertainment has boarded comedy horror whodunnit “Werewolves Within,” which will be released by IFC Films in the U.S. The movie, which is completed, is directed by Josh...

European Film Funder Eurimages to Boost Diversity, Root Out Bias

Roberto Olla, executive director of Eurimages, has revealed that the Strasbourg-based public funder has hired diversity consultants to help facilitate fairer funding for under-represented filmmakers. Speaking at the International Film Festival Rotterdam...

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