Can kung-fu fighting monks, cave screenings and feral, caged Santa Clauses save the movie biz?
Red Granite Pictures chairman/CEO Riza Aziz and vice chairman Joey McFarland are off to a rock-solid start, just a year after they launched the shingle in September 2010.
Blindness is usually considered a handicap, but for screenwriter Ryan Knighton, it's been a blessing in disguise.
Independent film has many patrons, yet few are as devoted as real estate magnate Charles S. Cohen.
Launching his first U.S. concert tour in nearly a decade, music icon Bryan Ferry did not disappoint a standing-room-only New York crowd at the Beacon Theatre Thursday night.
After several lean years of recession-fueled cuts and specialty arm closings, indie distribs are back in greater numbers -- and with wider releases -- than ever.
Since Toronto's opening day, President Obama's jobs-bill speeches and the rollercoaster of financial news from the Euro zone has reminded film execs of economic uncertainties they face at home.
There is no substitute for the real Rachel Weisz. So said Tom Hiddleston, on hand at the Variety Studio in Holt Renfrew in Toronto on Monday to promote Terence Davies' romantic period drama "The Deep…
This year's Sundance and Cannes film fests may have both heated up quickly and aggressively on the acquisitions front. But Toronto, while brimming with product, has so far been on a slow simmer.
The TIFF Sales & Industry Office scored several new triumphs this year -- new digital sales tracking tools, online screenings for buyers -- but it still seems to have one Achilles' heel: the industry…
TORONTO It's going to be Clooney vs. Clooney at the awards podium -- and the box office, for a spell -- but don't tell that to George Clooney.