"Machan," a Sri-Lanka-set caper marking the directorial debut of "The Full Monty" producer Uberto Pasolini, has won the Europa Cinemas Label prize as best pic in the Venice fest's Venice Days section.
Mexican helmer Carlos Armella's short "Tierra y pan" is the winner of the 65th Venice Film Festival's Corto Cortissimo prize for shorts.
The Iraq war dominated the day at the Venice Film Festival, where the world preem of Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline bomb-squad actioner "The Hurt Locker" gave the Lido a jolt and emerged as the…
Jonathan Demme's dysfunctional family drama "Rachel Getting Married" lifted the Venice Film Festival out of its midpoint slumber, as the Lido heads toward what is expected to be a more satisfying…
The 65th Venice Film Festival looked to the future Tuesday with a high-caliber confab on 3-D cinema. Fest topper Marco Mueller has made clear he is eager to launch pics in the format from the Lido.
Domenico Procacci, the prominent Italo producer behind "Gomorrah" and Ferzan Ozpetek's Venice competish drama "A Perfect Day," has a trio of new projects in the pipeline, including an adaptation of…
British visual artist-turned-helmer Steve McQueen is the winner of the Gucci Group Award given in tandem with the Venice Film Festival to personalities outside the movie industry who have made an…
While Steven Soderbergh's two-part epic "Che" was regarded by many in Cannes as overlong and unwieldy, hurting its prospects for a North American distribution deal, a leaner version of the pic could…
Los Angeles-based Endgame Entertainment and Italy's Piedmont Film Commission are going forward with their long-gestating film fund that will be available to U.S. studios looking to make movies in…
Silvio Berlusconi has a major musical itch to scratch. The Italian prime minister, media mogul and former cruise ship crooner is penning lyrics for a CD of Neapolitan love songs, with hopes for a…
Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami is the winner of the 65th Venice Film Festival's Glory to the Filmmaker Award, which honors eclectic masters of world cinema.