LONDON -- Sony Pictures Television has taken a majority stake in U.K. production company Left Bank Pictures, its first move into scripted production in Blighty.
LONDON -- Dag Johan Haugerud's "I Belong" won the Nordic film prize at the Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund on Wednesday.
LONDON -- Coming-of-age comedy "Turn Me On, Goddammit!" won the top film prize at Norway's national film awards, the Amandas, held Friday in Haugesund on the opening night of the Norwegian Film…
With the U.K. government set to introduce in April what's likely to be a generous tax incentive for big-budget TV productions, it appears that the sector, given a shot in the arm by the success of…
LONDON -- Susanne Bier, whose last film "In a Better World" won the 2010 foreign-language film Academy Award, is in the running for the Oscars again.
LONDON -- British commercial net ITV has been kicking the tires of Golden Globe producer Dick Clark Prods., according to U.K. sources.
Multihyphenate Michael Cimino will be honored with the Venice Film Festival's Persol Award, which recognizes the contribution of filmmakers.
LONDON -- Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" will world preem at the Venice Film Festival in competition on Sept. 1, one of four titles the fest has added to its lineup.
LONDON -- The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has tapped Ali Al Jabri as director. This follows the departure of Peter Scarlet, as first reported on Variety.com on Aug. 2.
LONDON -- Martin Lund's "The Almost Man," which won the Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival last month, is to close the main program of the Norwegian Intl. Film Festival.