French sales companies have a full slate at Toronto.
Swedish shingle Yellow Bird, which has scored notable successes with literary adaptations "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and "Wallander," is to adapt the work of best-selling author Liza Marklund.
Scandinavian pics and filmmakers are heading to Toronto in big numbers. Here are some examples from the festival highlight reel.
French sales companies are a dominant force in the indie film market, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in Venice, with 10 of the 23 competish pics repped by Paris companies. But their…
Variety surveys the French pics at Venice.
Blighty has a new media sensation. But don't expect any info about his true identity.
For an event devoted to gore, there's a surprising amount of love in the air at FrightFest.
The credibility FrightFest has built up within the horror fraternity (both talent and fans) has given it the confidence to extend its brand into the homevid arena.
U.S. and U.K. pics and talent make a strong showing in the main program.
U.K. government treasury minister Stephen Timms has been given responsibility for the Digital Britain initiative, a wide-ranging brief that covers the future of broadcasting and telcos in the digital…