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Horror Film ‘Two Witches’ Acquired by Arrow Films For U.S., U.K. and Canada (EXCLUSIVE)

Horror movie “Two Witches” has been acquired by Arrow Films for distribution in U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland. MPI Media Group is representing international sales in Cannes. The…

Allison Russell Wins Album of the Year, Artist of the Year at International Folk Music Awards

Singer-songwriter Allison Russell, who is on a streak of awards-show nominations and wins with her “Outside Child” album, won two top awards, artist of the year and song…

India’s R. Madhavan Talks Cannes Market Film ‘Rocketry’: ‘I Feel A Sense of Pride’ (EXCLUSIVE)

For acclaimed Indian actor R. Madhavan ( (“Alai Payuthey,” “Tanu Weds Manu”), making his directorial debut, “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,” literally required an understanding of rocket science. In…

India Reveals 30% Filming Incentive for International Productions

India’s long awaited location shooting incentive scheme is now a reality. At the Cannes Film Market on Wednesday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur revealed a 30% reimbursement…

Juliette Binoche’s Sensual Period Romance ‘The Pot Au Feu’ Sells to Major Territories for Gaumont (EXCLUSIVE)

One of the hottest European projects on sale at Cannes, “The Pot Au Feu,” Tran Anh Hung’s period romance starring Juliette Binoche and Benoit Magimel has already been…

Denis Theriault’s Novel ‘The Boy Who Belonged to the Sea’ Acquired by White Lotus (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Boy Who Belonged to the Sea,” the multiple award-winning 2001 novel by Canadian author Denis Theriault, has been acquired for film adaptation by fledgeling U.K. outfit the…

Pioneering Director Deepa Mehta Reflects on Her Immigrant Experience: ‘Where Did You Learn Such Good English?

Toronto-based filmmaker Deepa Mehta has been making films since the 1970s, including the Oscar-nominated “Water,” part of her elements trilogy; “Bollywood/Hollywood” and “Funny Boy.” Her TV credits include…

Vanessa Guthrie to Exit as Snap Head of Originals, Anjuli Millan to Take Over Role (EXCLUSIVE)

After nearly six years at Snap, head of originals Vanessa Guthrie is leaving the company. Guthrie will depart Snap at the end of June 2022. At that point,…

‘Under The Banner of Heaven’ Production Designer on Building Dread Into Sets

When prepping for FX’s new true-crime drama series “Under the Banner of Heaven,” production designer Renee Read worked to bring a feeling of unease and tension to the…

David Cronenberg Breaks Down Cannes Walkouts, His New Film’s Sexuality, and Why Netflix Turns Him Down

Eight years after “Maps to the Stars,” David Cronenberg is coming back to the Cannes Film Festival with what looks to be a big bang. Weaving together equal…

Shawn Mendes, Avril Lavigne, Deborah Cox Take the Stage at Canada’s Juno Awards as Charlotte Cardin Wins Big

Shawn Mendes was the man of the hour accepting the International Achievement Award, Deborah Cox made history as the first Black woman inducted into the Canadian Hall of…