When Sony Pictures Classics releases "The Lady and the Duke" Stateside in the spring, the unconventional historical treatment may come as a surprise to Eric Rohmer's small but faithful U.S. audience.
Interior. Hollywood studio exec's office. Pitch meeting. "It's 'Rugrats in Paris' meets 'Rashomon,'" says the hopeful writer. "With a Julia Roberts type as the lead," adds his partner.
Former HBO marketing exec Elena Song took first place in the 14th annual Diane Thomas Screenwriting Awards, presented by UCLA Extension on Wednesdayat the W Hotel.
The New York-based Independent Feature Project announced it will restructure and reposition its No Borders co-production market. The market will run at the same time as the IFP market, Sept. 30-Oct…
Digital filmmaking, the Cannes selection and the U.S. distribution system took direct hits at the American Directors sesh, which drew an SRO crowd at the Variety Pavilion Wednesday.
At Variety's "Worldwide Marketing and Distribution" sesh Monday, a panel of international heavy-hitters mulled the challenges of territories' varied tastes, the rising costs of Internet marketing and…
Korean distrib Mirovision has acquired foreign sales rights to the next picture by Hong Sangsoo, whose "Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors" appeared in Un Certain Regard last year.
New York's downtown film scene descended on the rooftop of the Sofitel Friday for the premiere party for Ethan Hawke's digital ensemble piece "Chelsea Walls," which opened the Directors Fortnight.
It was a high-pitched battle Friday, but Angelina Sciolla's offering proved the audience favorite at the "Pitch Me!" panel at the Variety Pavilion.
Francis Ford Coppola covered everything from a musical "Gidget" to his upcoming epic "Megalopolis" ("very mysterious, very odd") to his newly revised "Apocalypse Now," which, 22 years after its…
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