On the 13th May, as part of the China Co-Production Day, the CNC, in partnership with the Marché du Film and Bridging the Dragon, will organize a panel focusing on recent developments within international co-productions with China.
The Cannes film market’s first China Co-Production Day has recruited a roster of top execs comprising Jerry Ye, CEO of Huayi Brothers Pictures, Vincent Grimond, president of France’s Wild Bunch, and TrustNordisk/Zentropa China chief Rikke Ennis, for its panel on co-productions between Europe and China. Read more
China’s Thunder Communications and UK’s Poisson Rouge to collaborate on up to five titles; first drama centres on a real investigation into mysterious biological weapons that were used against the Chinese.
Screen International has revealed its Stars of Tomorrow, spotlighting the hottest up-and-coming actors and filmmakers. Read more
For his impeccable lead role, veteran broadcaster, Sadiq Daba carted home the award of Best Actor In A Leading Role, Best. Other awards that went to the movie include Best Nigerian Film and Winner for Achievement In Costume Design. Read more
Paris-based sales company SND has picked up world sales on French director Hugo Gélin’s London-set Two Is A Family, starring Omar Sy (Intouchables) as a TV stuntman left to bring up an unplanned baby girl on his own.