If a Martian landed on the Croisette this month and took a cursory glance at this year's Cannes competition lineup, his report back to his mother ship might read as follows: "The planet's major…
Markets & Festivals
How would you rate the quality of the film product available today? “Much of the A-level product is still controlled by the studios. That said, many of the studios are using co-financing deals to…
Honored with a special retrospective at Cannes this year marking a century since his birth, Luis Bunuel was really born in the Middle Ages, in Calanda, Spain, a village on the dry plain of Aragon…
If the Cannes Intl. Film Festival only dipped its toe in the Internet and technology waters last year, organizers of the 2000 market have taken the plunge.
MeesPierson Bank will 100% underwrite three English-lingo films from Mulholland Pictures, the Dutch outfit headed by actor Jeroen Krabbe, producer Ate de Jong and writer Edwin de Vries.
The Sundance Film Festival will honor Frances McDormand on Jan. 18 with its Piper-Heidsieck Tribute to Independent Vision, it was announced Tuesday.
Sylvester Stallone will be honored with the Charles A. Crain Career Achievement Award Jan. 10 at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival. Presented as part of the fest opening weekend gala, this year's…
The Cairo festival jury was enamored with a Titanic picture and no, it wasn't the $200 million Hollywood epic, but the French-Spanish-Italian co-prod "La Femme de Chambre du Titanic" (The…
Argentina's "Martin (Hache)," by director Adolfo Aristarain, won first prize for the best feature film at Havana's Latin American film festival.
The Sundance Institute, now in its 17th year, has picked 12 projects to be included in its 1998 January Screenwriters Lab, part of a year-round series of programs offered by the Institute. The lab…