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  • Meirelles' 'Nemesis,' Baiz's 'Animals' and Jimenez's 'Voice Over' Presented at Miami Fest (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Fernando Meirelles' "Nemesis," Colombian Andres Baiz's "Domestic Animals" and "Nobody is Watching," from Argentina's Julia Solomonoff, feature among ten projects to be pitched at the 31st Miami Festival's mid-March ACE Co-Production Lab....
  • Review: This 'RoboCop' model could use a recall

    In the 27 years since "RoboCop" first rocked the movie world, much has happened and apparently the filmmakers behind this year's remake didn't get the memo. A straight-up old-school bot-man morph isn't quite so spectacular with "Transformers,"...
  • Music Box Films Checks Into Canal Plus' 'Maison Close'

    PARIS- Chicago-based Music Box Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Mabrouk El Mechri's "Maison Close," a provocative period drama series co-produced by Gaul's Canal Plus. The North American distributor has picked the first two seasons of the...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • Scandi TV in focus

    A bunch of attention-grabbing Scandi projects were presented at the opening TV seminar of the Nordic Film Market, "TV Drama Vision," held at Goteborg on Thursday. One of them was "Welcome to Sweden," the English-speaking Swedish comedy series created,...
  • Johan Renck on His Swedish TV Debut: 'The Old Country Was Serenading Me'

    After helming episodes for some of the most popular American TV shows, including "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," multi-hyphenate TV, film, music video director and musician Johan Renck has ventured into Swedish TV. Renck, who was born in Uppsala,...
  • Berlin: Svensk Closes Deals on 'Tommy,' 'Monica Z,' '1864′ (EXCLUSIVE)

    As EFM nears the end, Swedish sales powerhouse Svensk Filmindustri has closed a flurry of deals across its slate. The outfit sold Tarik Saleh's "Tommy," a stylized Swedish crime thriller starring Lykke Li, to the U.K. (Arrow) and Iran (Century 21)....
  • Tarik Saleh: 'Film Saved My Life When I Was a Kid'

    Swedish director, producer and journalist Tarik Saleh got his start in the early 1990s as one of his country's most prominent graffiti artists. Since then, Saleh has gone on to co-direct documentaries including 2001's "Sacrificio - Who Betrayed Che...
  • Rotterdam Tiger Awards Go to Trio of Films; 'Nebraska' Wins Audience Prize

    A trio of films shared the Rotterdam Film Festival's Tiger Award for first or second films. Japan's "Anatomy of a Paper Clip" (pictured), South Korea's "Han Gong-Ju" and Sweden's "Something Must Break." Prizes were awarded Friday; the Dutch fest wraps...
  • Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0

    Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0
    On Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium, dance music fans will get a sensory barrage from three different projects. There’s the audiovisual EDM extravaganza EPIC 2.0, with artists from the label group Pryda performing over 3D holograms and live LED...
  • Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat

    Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat
    Every summer, I regret the loss of the Swedish restaurant Gustaf Anders in Costa Mesa and its annual crayfish festival. Not to mention the Princess cake draped in pale green marzipan.  It won’t be the same, but here’s the thing: It’s...