Managing director Friedrich-Carl Wachs of the Babelsberg Studio announced Friday that he's ankling his post, casting a shadow over the legendary studio's annual brunch here Sunday.
After an unusually short trial, a Milan court of appeal Wednesday acquitted Italy's media tycoon turned politician Silvio Berlusconi of falsifying documents during the 1988 acquisition of film…
Terrence Malick will be honored with the American Film Institute's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, recognizing the achievements of an AFI graduate.
Salma Hayek, co-star of last year's "Dogma" and "Wild Wild West," will present the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards.
Peter Levinsohn has been promoted to exec VP in the international TV sales arm of Twentieth Century Fox and will be responsible for the distribution of the Hollywood major's movies and TV shows to…
EUROPE Germany and Spain will sign a new co-production accord today aimed at making it easier for films co-financed by producers from both countries to qualify for German and Spanish state subsidies…
After basking in the overwhelming success of “Behind the Music,” VH1 has returned to its first franchise: “Storytellers.” The series, which generally finds a singer-songwriter explaining the creative…
Just weeks after Billy Bob Thornton shipped out, Lasse Hallstrom is close to a deal that will again place him at the helm of Columbia's "The Shipping News."
Last year's double Oscar winner Roberto Benigni will return to next month's kudocast as a presenter.
GERMANY In an effort to improve the state of German film, the Federal Film Board is increasing its funding from DM 15.5 million ($7.8 million) a year to $9.1 million. The amount is to be increased…
As the 50th-anniversary edition of the Berlin Intl. Film Fest kicked off Wednesday night, guests surveying the fest's new digs on Potsdamer Platz pronounced the new facilities more than fit.