Few things in film are more dispiriting than the spectacle of very good actors giving very bad performances — and there's already a surfeit on onscreen gloom for viewers to contend with in "The…
ROME – The Rome Film Festival’s Business Street mart is prompting a burst of biz, with several sales and new projects announced, including Italy’s first co-prod with China, and U.S. helmer Joe…
LONDON — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has appointed Emma Baehr as its director of awards, a new role that oversees all five of BAFTA's London-based ceremonies, including November's…
PARIS– France’s leading commercial network TF1 has acquired exclusive first-window rights to “CSI: Cyber” from CBS Studios International. The show is the latest spinoff of the franchise “CSI: Crime…
The rights market that accompanies the Tokyo International Film Festival is still abbreviated as TIFFCOM, but its remit now goes far wider than movie rights.
Female-led, period, crime drama underlines growing ambitions on the part of the country's film-makers.
LONDON — Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris’ Neal Street Prods., whose credits include Showtime’s "Penny Dreadful," has unveiled its latest film project, an adaptation of Enid Blyton's "Magic Faraway Tree"…
Digital Domain strikes deal to produce 3-D images of top Asian singing star Teresa Teng, who died nearly 20 years ago.
ROME – Italy's singing nun, Sister Cristina Scuccia, who won “The Voice of Italy” in June, has released a cover of Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” as her first single, ahead of a forthcoming album. The…
Making movies as co-productions with Australia is to become easier, following a simplification of the regulations
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival will fete prolific U.S. producer Edward Pressman and French/Algerian director Rachid Bouchareb with lifetime achievement awards during its opening ceremony tonight. Also…