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Cannes 2012 / Market

Market attendance up by 8%

Market attendance up by 8%

The 2012 Cannes market closed its doors on Thursday with attendance figures up by 8% compared to 2011  

25/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

Still on The Hunt, TrustNordisk deals with Escape, Bekas, Frost

Still on The Hunt, TrustNordisk deals with Escape, Bekas, Frost

Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s Golden Palm contender is now licensed to more than 20 territories – Escape goes to US, Australia, UK and four others  

25/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

August, Hallström sell for Svensk Filmindustri

August, Hallström sell for Svensk Filmindustri

Svensk Filmindustri’s sales division closed deals with Russia and Greece on Bille August’s Marie Krøyer and finished off the pre-sales on Lasse Hallström’s The Hypnotist, picked up by Japan  

24/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

NonStop adds Cronenberg to Cannes acquisitions

NonStop adds Cronenberg to Cannes acquisitions

NonStop Entertainment announced today that it has picked up David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis, ahead of its world premiere tomorrow in official competition  

24/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

'A full cinema experience' from Söderberg’s The Serious Game

'A full cinema experience' from Söderberg’s The Serious Game

Swedish actress-turned-director Pernilla August and Danish writer-director Lone Scherfig team up for the third adaptation of the Swedish classic  

23/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

Media Luna’s Student wanted for France

Media Luna’s Student wanted for France

Student by Kazakh director Darezhan Omirbayev has received strong interest from world buyers since the film’s early showing in official selection Un Certain Regard entry Student by Kazakh director...  

23/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

Docs hot for HanWay Films

Docs hot for HanWay Films

Jeremy Thomas’s sales company has secured a number of sales on its high-profile documentaries on Woody Allen and Roman Polanski  

23/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

Rupert Everett on both sides of camera for Wilde

Rupert Everett on both sides of camera for Wilde

The British actor will play Oscar Wilde in his directorial debut The Happy Prince. Other top British talents involved include Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson and Edward Fox  

23/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

Protagonist’s Sweeney among buyers' favourites

Protagonist’s Sweeney among buyers' favourites

For its fifth Cannes, Protagonist Pictures reports major deals across its slate including pre-sales to around 14 territories on the UK thriller Sweeney 

22/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market

MUBI brings Scandi films to the world

MUBI brings Scandi films to the world

The online platform MUBI and Nordisk Film & TV Fond announced yesterday their unique Scandi Sensations collaboration to bring a slate of Scandinavian titles to worldwide audiences  

22/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Market