The story is hardly straight in "Mulholland Drive," the compelling but intentionally inscrutable return of the "weird" David Lynch that will please his hardcore fans even if it has them scratching…
Producer Rudolf Biermann's In Film Prods. outfit announced a three-pic slate with talent including Woody Harrelson, Agnieszka Holland and Julie Delpy.
Sullivan Entertainment, the Canadian film and TV studio founded by filmmaker Kevin Sullivan and Trudy Grant, has signed a first-look deal with London-based Projector Prods., the indie production…
The Mar de Plata Intl. Film Festival in Argentina has unveiled two sidebars for next year: an homage to Argentine director Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and a retrospective of Latin America political cinema…
Zurich-based Kinolatino has sold Antonio Serrano's Mexican B.O. smash "Sex, Shame & Tears" (Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas) to South Korea.
The only big news out of Germany these days is who is suing whom. Steve Golin's L.A.-based production entity Overt Operations said Wednesday it had filed for breach of contract against Kinowelt USA…
USA Films has paid under $1 million to acquire domestic distribution rights to Mira Nair's ensemble comedy "Monsoon Wedding."
Maeva Gatineau has been promoted to VP of acquisitions for Miramax Films. Gatineau, who has been working out of Miramax's U.K. office for the past four years, will continue to oversee European…
Variety's 10 Producers to Watch were feted Monday at the Variety Pavilion at a festive cocktail hour. Four of the honorees were on hand to receive plaques from Variety publisher Charlie Koones.
Wadding into ever-expanding territory, the Variety Cannes Conference Series 2001 panel 'International Partners: 3 Co-production Case Studies' drew a range of international experts to the Variety…
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