Features representing the work of 10 Central and Eastern European countries will compete in the Cottbus Film Festival at its 18th edition next month.
Markets & Festivals
Up to a third of all Russian movie projects have been put on ice as the international financial crisis begins to bite, producers and studio chiefs in the country say.
The Tokyo Film Festival's Tiffcom mart wrapped Friday on a quiet but contented note.
Fox TV Studios has filled out the cast and hired a director for "Persons Unknown," the shingle's series from scribe Christopher McQuarrie.
Paramount is negotiating with Chris Columbus to direct its long-gestating "Ripley's Believe It or Not!"
Given the enormous interest in this year's presidential election, the broadcast and cable nets have concocted supersized plans for their election night coverage.
In a major consolidation deal that transforms the landscape for CG animation software, Autodesk announced Thursday that it is acquiring Avid Technologies' Softimage business unit for about $35…
Mandate Pictures and John Malkovich's Mr. Mudd shingle will team on a bigscreen adaptation of "Paper Towns," based on John Green's just-published novel.
Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to the Electronic Arts videogame "Army of Two." The studio is looking to fast-track the project to begin production in 2009 and has set "The Bourne…
Legendary may be getting Epic. Private equity-backed film financier Legendary Pictures is in negotiations to acquire Epic Games, the North Carolina-based developer of videogames including "Gears of…
Twentieth Century Fox's "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel" will nibble on the competish -- including Disney toon "The Princess and the Frog -- when opening in theaters on Christmas Day 2009.