VENICE -- A power struggle at the Cairo Film Festival has prompted the ouster as artistic director of Egyptian film critic Youssef Cherif Rizkallah, who is to be replaced by filmmaker and producer…
Euromed Audiovisual, the film unit of the EU program that supports dialogue between cultures in the Mediterranean basin, is launching an initiative to boost distribution.
Russia's state-backed film promotion body, Roskino, has pacted with Rome-based sales house Intramovies, which will become its consultant-agent on 12 Russian productions.
Egyptian helmer Ibrahim El Batout had a particularly personal motive that drove him to shoot "Winter of Discontent," the raw, eye-opening drama that is among his country's first post-revolution pics…
The first Venice Film Market wraps on a high note today with some deals sealed, industryites happy with facilities and services, and the likelihood that next year they won't save all their…
Italo auteur Gianni Amelio is prepping "L'intrepido," a light-hearted take on the country's current economic crisis, starring local comic Antonio Albanese ("Whatsoeverly").
Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" made a big splash Saturday on the Lido, as the highly anticipated drama inspired by the early days of Scientology had its world preem with the helmer and key cast…
Italo helmer Guido Lombardi, whose gritty immigration drama "La-Bas. A Criminal Education," scooped last year's Venice Silver Lion for first work, will make the leap into more mainstream filmmaking…
Italy's South Tyrol film fund is launching a lab to develop TV projects shooting in the autonomous region on the border with Germany and Austria.
VENICE -- A glowing Mira Nair strutted down the Lido's balmy red carpet with pic's protag Riz Ahmed and co-stars Liev Schreiber and Kate Hudson for Venice opener "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" on…
Film editor Thelma Schoonmaker is the winner of the 2012 Gucci Award for Women in Cinema for her 3D editing work on Martin Scorsese's "Hugo."