The Match Factory has picked up international rights to helmer Hany Abu-Assad's "Omar" about three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fatal fight for freedom.
Santelmann will play the leader of a band of Vikings stranded behind enemy lines on the coast of Alba (as ancient Scotland was known), and pursued by fierce mercenaries until the Norsemen turn the…
Content Film has picked up Sundance award-winner "Crystal Fairy," starring Michael Sera.
Wim Wenders' Neue Road Movies and Tel Aviv-based sales outfit Cinephil have closed a slew of pre-sale deals for "Cathedrals of Culture," a 3D TV series to be helmed by some of Europe's leading film…
German cinema will again bask in the spotlight at this year's Berlin Film Festival, which is showcasing the latest works by veteran helmers and up-and-coming filmmakers, but the country's booming…
Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick discusses this year's festival, the best emerging cinema and the impact of digital on indies with Variety's Ed Meza.
Germany's well-earned reputation as one of the world's leading co-production countries continues to attract international projects despite growing competition from neighboring European states.
The effects of the Eurozone crisis, the future of 3D and financing opportunities in Europe, will be among the main topics at the Berlinale's European Film Market Industry Debates this year.
The Berlin Film Festival has introduced a Berlinale Classics showcase, presenting restored film classics and rediscovered works as part of its Retrospective sidebar.
German media giant Bertelsmann is considering a partial sale of its money-spinning pan-European broadcasting conglom, the RTL Group, to fund expansion.
Tim Robbins, Danish director Susanne Bier, Germany's Andreas Dresen, and U.S. helmer and cinematographer Ellen Kuras are among the high-profile names joining Wong Kar Wai on the international jury of…