Cannes Film Festival


Vivendi units team up with Red Bull production outfit

Vivendi’s production arm Studiocanal and sister company Universal Music Group has formed a co-development partnership with Red Bull-owned Terra Mater Film Studios (The Ivory Game, Mindgamers) as the first step in a global initiative by Vivendi and Red Bull to maximise the value of their combined assets. Projects developed from the deal, which was announced […]

Cinema deal means Sky Atlantic misses out on Behind the Candelabra

HBO has secured a UK theatrical distributor for its upcoming Liberace movie Behind the Candelabra, meaning it sits outside of the premium programmer’s output deal with Sky Atlantic and will not automatically feed through to the channel. Behind the Candelabra has aired on HBO in the US after the premium programmer stepped up and made […]

New Italian distributor Lion International launches

Italian media execs Giuseppe Gargiulo and Sesto Cifola have formed a new distribution business Lion Pictures International. The Rome-based company said it will produce and coproduce features TV series and launched at the Cannes Film Festival today. Its main focus will be selling movies. Gargiulo is an Italian indie producer and will be president and […]