Giuseppe Tornatore's English-language art world mystery "The Best Offer," starring Geoffrey Rush, has opened boffo in Italy, becoming the helmer's top local bow, just as several international sales…
Carol Levi, the grande dame of Italian agents who worked for William Morris for twenty years before founding her own tenpercentery, Carol Levi & Company., and repped Anna Magnani, Sergio Leone…
"Django Unchained" will have its European preem in Rome on Friday at a glitzy gala where Quentin Tarantino will be feted by the Rome Film Festival with a lifetime achievement nod handed to the helmer…
A robust Hollywood contingent, comprising Antoine Fuqua, Mike Figgis and helmer Ariel Vromen ("The Iceman") is set to disembark on the isle of Capri to mingle with Italo and European industryites at…
Revolutionary times are breeding revolutionary conditions for filmmakers in the Middle East, giving rise to a cinematic New Wave even as political instability is leaving many in the crosshairs of…
Image Nation, the Abu Dhabi-based production company with Hollywood ties, is financing an Arab sports comedy by Emirati helmer Mohammed Saeed Harib, its third local feature.
The European Union is expanding the footprint of its funds for co-productions and film distribution to the Arab world and beyond with two bridge-building initiatives announced at the Dubai Film…
The Dubai Film Festival is boosting its status as a Middle East film industry driver with a trio of funding initiatives, one of which was tubthumped by Cate Blanchett at the event on Tuesday.
Iran has launched its own version of YouTube in an apparent reaction to the mayhem sparked by "The Innocence of Muslims" and the use of social media by the country's opposition.
The ninth Dubai Film Festival kicked off in high gear Sunday with Ang Lee's 3D epic "Life of Pi," a slew of stars on the red carpet including jurors Cate Blanchett and Freida Pinto plus Egyptian icon…
Reps will descend on bazaar to establish network of Mediterranean distribs