A record-breaking 343 new European productions were presented at the fifth Euro Aim Screenings June 25-29 in San Sebastian, Spain, a rise of almost 50% over last year.
Markets & Festivals
Geffen Pictures' "M. Butterfly" has been selected as the opening-night film for the 18th annual Festival of Festivals. And the honor makes helmer David Cronenberg the first director to have two films…
Ron Emilio, the former prexy/CEO of Famous Players, has joined the Montreal World Film Festival as a consultant, it was announced by fest director Serge Losique.
The second annual Intl. Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival runs here July 9-25 with showings of more than 55 feature films and short subjects.
The last notes proved sweetest for the 17th San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Intl. Film Festival, as world-preemed American indie pic "Grief"-- its post-production completed just a day before screening…
Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo is continuing to lead the battle to preserve filmmakers' rights abroad, having set aside two days during the upcoming Venice Film Festival (Aug. 31-Sept. 11) to…
Capping a busy Cannes Film Festival spending spree, Fine Line Features has acquired American distribution rights for Mike Leigh's "Naked," the much-talked-about film that was awarded the best…
Jane Campion's "The Piano" and Chen Kaige's "Farewell to My Concubine" shared the top prize Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the just-concluded 46th Cannes Film Festival. The award was handed out Monday.
BAD BOY ABEL FERRARA -- represented in competition with "Body Snatchers"-- proved to have the drift of the festival when his film screened on day two. At his press conference, he told the crowd that…
Palme D'Or (shared): "The Piano" (Jane Campion, director; Australia), "Farewell to My Concubine" (Chen Kaige; Hong Kong).
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