Peter Block's A Bigger Boat kicks off with thriller Frozen
SPWAG confirms multi-territory acquisition of The Book Of Eli
Paris Hilton, Charlotte Rampling join cast of new Solondz picture
here! takes on domestic rights to Lemhagen's Patrik, Age 1.5
Arthouse picks up worldwide rights to Cajori's Chuck Close
First Independent takes US rights to Aselton's Gigantic
Buyers, sellers navigate perils at quiet AFM
Maya to produce American Tragic to star America Ferrara
O'Shaugnessy, Bond launch production & sales outfit Mission Pictures


Image takes US rights to Jennifer Aniston-starrer Management
Indian shoot for $1.9m Australian drama The Waiting City
A-Film takes Benelux rights on four-film package from HanWay
Phillip Noyce makes Bold move with Above Suspicion
Sergei Bodrov to direct Marco Polo movie for Endgame, Hollywood Gang
CJ Entertainment sells Mother to France, Thirst to UK
Siritzky gets science with Bogdanov twins

Media Luna closes deal with Call Girl to Only Hearts in Japan
Serenity Entertainment buys Paco for Taiwan from Showgate
Stylejam sells Fine, Totally Fine to Third Window in UK
AFM Briefs Nov 10


Casey Affleck and Jessica Alba to star in Michael Winterbottom's Killer Inside Me
MGM to take domestic on Purple's 2012-ish
Mandate offers more Night to buyers at AFM
Top buyers sign on for Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity
Isabel Coixet to start Map In Tokyo with Lopez, Kikuchi
Tokyo Theatres takes Japanese rights to Cantet's The Class
Magnolia scores with The Girl From Monaco for US
Death At A Funeral to get a makeover at Screen Gems with Chris Rock
Anchor Bay starts new theatrical arm; taps Kasha for acquisitions
Wolff, Ross launch new North American distributor Rich Releasing
Fine Cut picks up sales on Break Away and Searching For The Elephant
Shoreline strikes five-picture deal with IFC Festival Direct
Cinema Libre picks up US rights to Jean-Jacques Beineix library
Oudney's French Film wins US and UK deals
Arclight adds Australian ghost story Lake Mungo
Blowtorch recruits Danny Leiner for Corporate Zombie Killers
Content takes on Japanese Oscar submission Departures
Altadena takes on AFI pick A Necessary Death
AFM Briefs Nov 8
Ondamax lines up Latin titles for festivals in 2009


Hayden Christensen in talks for lead in HandMade's remake of Mona Lisa
Mr Nice adds Chloe Sevigny, sells for Canada and UK
SPWAG pacts with Senator US for US home entertainment, TV
Strand acquires US rights to Pablo Trapero's Lion's Den
Oliver Hirschbiegel's back with Angel Face at Telepool
Elle Driver goes zombie with Dead Snow pickup
Beta Cinema clinches US deal with MPI for Il Divo
Voltage Pictures takes international on Seagal-starrer The Keeper
Goldwyn takes US rights to American Violet
Media 8 takes on international sales to A Film With Me In It
Cole, Headly and Hutton keep up with The Joneses
Ivan Fila to direct Bella Luna for Eyeworks
Korea's Studio 2.0 sells film package to Rose Media in Thailand
Martinez's Cinepro takes on $20m thriller Tribes Of October
AFM Briefs Nov 7
Epic adds five including Deadline and The Jerk Theory
Rex Media kicks off sales on Russian Interceptor trilogy
Cathay sells classics library to i-Cable for Hong Kong pay-TV, internet
Jinga Films sells Everything to Ruscico for Russia/CIS
Omega Entertainment gets two from Hillenbrands


Deepa Mehta teams with Salman Rushdie team for Midnight's Children
Stallone reunites with Nu Image/Millennium for Expendables
Maximum takes on international sales for Michod's Animal Kingdom
Intandem rocks with Bendelack's Sweet Baby Jesus
CJ sells Bong Joon-ho's Mother to Bitters End for Japan
Geoffrey Rush sings along with Bankside's Bran Nue Dae
Christopher Hampton returns to directing with White Chameleon
Lightning dives into Prodigy's The Reef
IFC Festival Direct moves into High Point's Left Bank
NeoClassics takes on Captain Abu Raed from Fortissimo
MercuryMedia strikes BBC deal for debt doc IOUSA
Bankside strikes US Baker deal with Panorama
Jinga strikes two-film deal with MIG
Miranda Richardson to narrate Turtle's Incredible Journey
M-Line pre-sells Kitchen to Japan's Showgate
Central Partnership launches new Russian spy franchise
Stormare doubles up with Gnomes and Trolls
Shochiku sells Tadashi Mori's Panda Diary to Wild Bunch
Mirovision, M to partner on Youth Is Reckless


Entertainment takes five pack for UK from The Weinstein Company
Relativity Media lines up output deals in nine key territories
Katapult's Jourdan leaves to head up T&C Pictures International
Echo Bridge boards Baltasar Kormakur-directed thriller Inhale
La Fabrique De Films launches NY sales outfit for low-budget films
StudioCanal takes on sales for Yorkshire Ripper trilogy
Fortissimo announces pre-market sales on Gigantic, Food Inc
Transmission shifts into Nadda's Cairo Time from Maximum
TF1 International sells Gatlif, Veber, Jeunet
Axiom in UK, Star Sands in Japan take on Dornhelm's La Boheme
Filmax takes on sales for Agustin Diaz Yanes' Just Walking
HanWay sees Afterlife with Gurinder Chadha
6 Sales enters Narrows, surfs Wave
AFM Briefs
StudioCanal takes on sales for Yorkshire Ripper trilogy
TF1 International sells Gatlif, Veber, Jeunet at AFM
Goalpost starts sales on Jean Charles de Menezes story Brazuca
High Point strikes North American deal with BFS for The Race
Wide's Ex-Drummer goes to Mongrel Media
Intandem signs on for $25m supernatural thriller Mortis Rex