Dieter Kosslick, who took over as head of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival May 1, already has gotten into trouble.
Markets & Festivals
Czechs like to take you unawares. To wit: three Oscar nominations and one golden statue in the best foreign film category in the past eight years.
The San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival has set the three sidebar retros for its 49th edition: a tribute to Hollywood meller specialist Frank Borzage ("Seventh Heaven," 1927; "A Farewell to Arms," 1932…
The world premiere of Paramount Classics' "American Rhapsody," written and directed by Eva Gardos, will open the sixth annual Nantucket Film Festival, which runs June 20-24.
U.S. filmmaker Kate Davis' transsexual love story "Southern Comfort" took the top two prizes at the weeklong Hot Docs Intl. Documentary Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Director Alberto Barbera plans to radically redefine the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival in an attempt to make it more democratic by reducing the number of principal sections to two, both competitive.
"The Impossible Elephant," a Canuck film helmed by Martin Wood, was the audience favorite at the fourth annual Sprockets Toronto Intl. Film Festival for Children, which wrapped Sunday.
"Kaaterskill Falls," directed and produced by Josh Apter and Peter Olsen, received the 2001 Critics Prize at the Independent Feature Project/West Los Angeles Film Festival, which ended Saturday.
Red Crow Creations, the production studio founded by American Indian actor-singer-activist Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, and the Eyapaha Institute have joined with UCLA American Indian Studies Center…
The Polo Ralph Lauren Columbia University Film Festival wrapped Saturday night with roughly $80,000 in prizes awarded to student filmmakers.