Film Constellation

‘They Shot the Piano Player’; the Joy of Bossa Nova, and the Tragedy of Latin America

They were all so incredibly young. Caetano Veloso opened Salvador’s Vila Velha Theater, a milestone event for the city, at the age of 21. Pianist Francisco Tenório Jr.,…

Spanish Titles at Annecy 2022

“Unicorn Wars” (Alberto Vázquez) Alberto Vázquez, the director of “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children,” a Gkids pickup for North America, delivers an apocalyptic anti-war parable narrating the ancestral war between…

Film Constellation Launches Production Hub in Paris, Grows Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Film Constellation, the London-based company behind Cannes’ Un Certain Regard highlights “Joyland” and “Harka,” is set to ramp up its production pipeline with the launch of a dedicated…

Cannes Title ‘Joyland’ Celebrates Pakistan’s Transgender Culture

Saim Sadiq’s feature debut, “Joyland,” returns to the world of erotic theater that he explored in his 2019 Venice and SXSW winner “Darling.” “Joyland” will premiere at Cannes’…

‘Armageddon Time’ Producers, ‘Harka’ Director Team for Horror ‘Son’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Lotfy Nathan, the director of Un Certain Regard title “Harka,” is set to make an elevated horror feature with the producers of “Armageddon Time.” Following the Cannes premiere…

Julie Delpy, Richard E. Grant, Daryl McCormack Lead Thriller ‘The Tutor,’ Bleecker Street Buys U.S. Rights

Bleecker Street has bought a new thriller starring Julie Delpy, Richard E. Grant and Daryl McCormack. “The Tutor” marks the feature directorial debut of Alice Troughton, who’s known…

Un Certain Regard Title ‘Harka,’ From ’12 O’Clock Boys’ Helmer Lotfy Nathan, Unveils First Clip (EXCLUSIVE)

U.S. director Lotfy Nathan, best known for his acclaimed debut documentary “12 O’Clock Boys,” is making his feature directorial debut with “Harka.” Screening as part of the Cannes…

Cannes’ Un Certain Regard Title ‘Joyland’ Swooped on by Condor in France (EXCLUSIVE)

Condor has picked up French rights to Saim Sadiq’s drama “Joyland” ahead of its world premiere in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard. The title, the first Pakistani film to…

Sundance Winner ‘Palm Trees and Power Lines’ Boarded by Film Constellation – Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

International production, finance and sales outfit Film Constellation is launching sales at the Cannes Film Market on Sundance winner “Palm Trees and Power Lines,” starring Jonathan Tucker (“The…

‘Joyland’ Cannes Film From Pakistan Picked up by Film Constellation, WME

Film Constellation, a U.K- and France-based sales firm, has been appointed to handle international rights for “Joyland,” which is set to be the first Pakistan-made film in Official…