Director Agnieszka Holland has committed to directing the film version of Edgar Hilsenrath's 30-year-old cult novel "The Nazi and the Barber" for Beverly Hills and Munich-based ArtOko Films.
Filmmakers searching for the next hot location or place to save precious production money heard a few current options, courtesy of the Assn. of Film Commissions Intl. seminar on location shooting at…
In the film biz, a year can change your life, not to mention your bank account and marquee status. Last May, we told the world to watch 10 producers. Among them were German producer Stefan Arndt…
Judged by country music radio today, there's no indication that the Art Formerly Known as Country & Western was a tent under which a wild variety of sounds, styles and influences could creatively…
Inexplicably, the true story of Old West lawman-moviemaker Bill Tilghman escaped telling until writer-director John Kent Harrison uncovered his epic tale, bringing it to the screen in "You Know My…
Try putting this in your comedy blender: Take the hapless showbiz wannabes of "Waiting for Guffman," the costumes and camp humor of "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" and the full frontal amateur…
This year’s third annual lineup of Variety‘s 10 Directors to Watch demonstrates the self-generating creative energy of the film biz. You’ll meet a documentarian who helped found the Shoah Foundation…
As the 10th anniversary edition of the Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival wrapped on Sunday the annual unspoolings in the desert once again provided an ambitious programming lineup, including 32…
Euro screen legends and Hollywood biz players mingled Saturday night at the Music Hall theater in BevHills for the American Film Institute Film Festival gala screening of "Left Luggage."
Ten to Watch, Actors - 1998
Ten to Watch, Writers - 1998