Quebec filmmaker Jean-Claude Lauzon has finally won an award for his provocative feature "Leolo," the tale of a young Montrealer who counters the banality and madness of family life with wild…
Markets & Festivals
The 25th edition of the Sitges Fantasy Fest wrapped here last night with Belgian pic "C'est Arrive Pres de Chez Vous" being awarded the prize for best film.
The 28th annual Chicago Intl. Film Festival opens today with a gala tribute to two-time Oscar-winner Jack Lemmon, who will receive the fest's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Both honor and big bucks were awarded at the closing ceremonies of the fifth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival (TIFF) yesterday, with a Spanish director taking home the $ 160,000 gold prize.
The Film Finance Corp. is negotiating to invest in Paul Cox' “The Nun and the Bandit,” which features Chris Haywood, Norman Kaye and Gosia Dobrowolska; and “The Silver Brumby,” second film from Colin…
Improved operating results at 20th Century Fox Film Corp. and its British newspapers boosted net profits for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. 95% for the first quarter ended Sept. 30. Company reported net…
“Anglagard,” by English director Colin Nutley, will world premiere at the Gothenburg Film Festival in February. The fest also will present several other new Swedish films, including documentaries by…
While satellite TV is becoming commonplace worldwide, satellite radio is still largely an innovation – except in Japan. St. Giga, the pioneer Japanese satellite broadcast digital radio station, turns…
Hemisphere – the Paris-based production firm owned by ABC/Capitol Cities, France's Hamster, Spain's Tausaro and Germany's Telemunchen – has started production on its first project, “Deadlier Than…
Cineplex Odeon Corp. saw third-quarter losses climb 97% to $15 million (310) from $7.4 million (160). Revenues were down 17% to $136.6 million from $164.8 million. The Toronto-based exhibitor cut its…