Oscar-nominated film also a front-runner in Cesars.
The company is reportedly finalising a North American rights deal for the Biblical era biopic that would see it partner once again with See-Saw Films.
The R.D. Liang biopic stars David Tennant in the lead role, alongside Elisabeth Moss.
Porta dos Fundos - Contrato Vitalicio, from the YouTube comedy troupe, is now filming in Rio de Janeiro.
The Brazilian promotional body will attend the EFM for the tenth consecutive year to talk up a slate of national films that includes Panorama selections Time Was Endless and Don’t Call Me Son.
Star Wars actor John Boyega pulls ahead among BAFTA Rising Star contenders.
The sales outfit has also taken two other films for EFM: Yaniv Berman’s Land Of The Little People and Jan Speckenbach’s Freedom.
Jemma Desai to work on shorts and global exhibition; Wendy Mitchell takes permanent post working on festivals and digital.
EXCLUSIVE: Company also reveals more details about Claire Denis’s High Life and will show fresh footage of Emir Kusturica’s On The Milky Road.
Universal comedy Dad’s Army leads Fri-Sun with $3m (£2.07m) from 585 sites.
The historical drama triumphed with six awards, while Oscar-nominated A War had to settle for one.
EXCLUSIVE: Parkland will introduce thriller to buyers at the EFM.
Celluloid Dreams handles Valley of Shadows; Media Luna boards Little Wing; Indie Sales represents The Giant.
Catch up with the key news and projects from the Goteborg Film Festival and Nordic Film Market.
EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan Teplitzky (The Railway Man) to direct feature heading to EFM with Metro International.
Borat-style comedy has made $22m in Germany.
Cast includes Alec Baldwin, Danny Glover and Mike Tyson.
The deal will see 108 Media take worldwide distritbution rights to 44 of Indican Pictures’ library titles.
Dir. Yuen Wo-ping. US/China, 2016, 96 mins
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Interest in international co-production among Germany producers has never been higher. Miriam Ducke, senior trade adviser for Creative Industries, Berlin explains why.
Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, including an examination of the diversity debate and interviews with Bryan Cranston and the film-makers behind The Big Short and Ex Machina.
Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, including a look at the international box office hits of 2015, the nominations for the Oscars and Baftas, the making of The Revenant and the Sundance Film Festival.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Abigail Payne, a partner in the Film and Television Group of law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains.
After a buzzy Sundance for US deals, attention now turns to Berlin and the European Film Market (EFM), which for the European film industry always serves as the pre-eminent launchpad to the year’s deal-making.
From Jason Bourne and Batman v Superman to Captain America and Deadpool, action heroes dominated the commercials during Super Bowl 50.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Irish film industry is walking tall thanks to the success of Brooklyn and Room, and a record seven titles launching at Sundance. Tom Grater looks at how Ireland aims to build on its creative prosperity.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Sundance plays made by Fox Searchlight for The Birth Of A Nation and Amazon for Manchester By The Sea will be hot topics at the European Film Market (EFM). Jeremy Kay explores what the deals mean for the independent sector.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Originally conceived as a German-language project, Alone In Berlin failed to entice financiers. But when Hans Fallada’s novel was republished in English to huge acclaim, director Vincent Pérez re-imagined the film. Now it is making its debut in Competition at the Berlinale.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Thomas Vinterberg tells Wendy Mitchell about drawing on his childhood for his most personal film yet, The Commune, which reunites him with the stars of Festen and is screening in Competition at Berlin
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The UK’s VFX facilities are growing on the back of rising global demand. But how is the pressure to meet deadlines affecting business models and employees?
Celebrating six BAFTA nominations and three Oscar nominations, Wildgaze Films duo Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey look back at Brooklyn’s journey and ahead to their future slate and ambitions
The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.
The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.