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Carlos Santana Documentary Coming From Director Rudy Valdez, Imagine, Sony Music Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Latin American jazz fusion icon Carlos Santana will be the subject of an expansive documentary directed by Emmy winner Rudy Valdez. Imagine Documentaries is collaborating with Sony Music…

CNN Digital Editorial Chief Meredith Artley Is Leaving for ‘My Next Adventure With My Family’

CNN Digital editor in chief Meredith Artley is exiting the news organization after more than 12 years, coming a little over a month after the close of the…

Marion Cotillard, Cyril Dion, Magali Payen Launch Newtopia with Strong First Slate of Projects (EXCLUSIVE)

Oscar-winning producer and activist Marion Cotillard is joining forces with filmmaker Cyril Dion and producer Magali Payen to launch Newtopia, a production company which will aim at delivering…

The Clash’s ‘Combat Rock’ Anniversary Edition Revamps the Group’s Flawed, Fiery Swan Song: Album Review

“Combat Rock” is the Clash’s most commercially successful album, and it’s also the one that tore them apart. Although it contains their two most-popular songs — “Should I…

Sky Studios Elstree Taps Noel Tovey as Managing Director – Global Bulletin

NEW HIRES Sky Studios Elstree, which will open later this year, has named Leavesden Studios sales VP Noel Tovey as managing director. Tovey (pictured above) has also previously…

Spain’s Vertice 360 Expands Theatrical Distribution Operations to 35 Countries (EXCLUSIVE)

Vértice 360, one of Spain’s top indie production-distribution companies, is expanding operations to Latin America, Italy and Portugal, as fruit of its ambitious plan to become a reference…

Spain’s ‘Still Life With Ghost,’ ‘Goat Girl,’ ‘The Remnants,’ ‘There Is Evil,’ Presented at Cannes’ Producers Network

Enrique Buleo’s “Still Life With Ghost,” Ana Asensio’s “The Goat Girl,” Gala Gracia’s “The Remnants of You” and Esteban Alenda Bros.’ “There Is Evil” are some of the…

‘Armageddon Time’ Proves Not All Auteur Childhood Portraits Are an Oscar Slam Dunk

James Gray’s “Armageddon Time,” a deeply personal look at how the auteur became the auteur we, or at least the French, came to know and love, debuted to…

Erotic Love Story ’99 Moons’ Attracts First Buyers as Film Premiere in Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

Erotic love story “99 Moons,” which has its world premiere in Cannes’ ACID sidebar today, has kicked off international sales. Berlin-based M-Appeal is handling the rights to the…

Paperboat Reveals Animation Slate, Including ‘Kabuliwala’ Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

Toronto-headquartered animation outfit Paperboat Animation Studios has revealed a new slate. The slate is led by “Kabuliwala: Man from Kabul,” a 3D animated feature based on the classic…

David Jonsson, Joshua Maynard, Nathalie Emmanuel Join David Harewood’s ‘Benn/Eubank’ Feature Produced By Fulwell 73 (EXCLUSIVE)

Director David Harewood’s upcoming boxing feature “Benn/Eubank” has found its fighters. David Jonsson (“Industry”) will play British boxing legend Chris Eubank while Joshua Maynard (“That Dirty Black Bag”)…

Ketan Mehta Set to Direct Animated Feature Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling ‘Kim’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Rudyard Kipling’s “Kim” is set to get an animated feature adaptation by Indian filmmaker Ketan Mehta. Mehta’s animation studio, Cosmos-Maya, will co-develop the film alongside Irish animation studio…