Xu Haofeng, best-known as the screenwriter on Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster," which premiered at the Berlinale four years ago, made a triumphant return to Berlin. He was named as best director…
Markets & Festivals
Multiple mirrors abound in frame after frame of "A Fantastic Woman," repeatedly reflecting the woman of the title — young, beautiful, headstrong Marina — in all her, well, fantastic glory.
On top of selling to IFC Films for North America rights, Armando Iannucci’s “The Death of Stalin” has pre-sold to several other territories at the EFM, where Gaumont is shopping the pic. Gaumont has…
Zentropa Spain, part of Lars Von Trier's roster of production companies, and Neo Art Producciones are set to produce "The Year of the Plague," a "Stranger Things"'-style fantasy. Neo Art is headed by…
Paris-based production outfit Tessalit has joined forces with Wild Bunch and Cohen Media Group on Rachid Bouchareb’s documentary feature on the legendary French mime and actor Marcel Marceau. Widely…
To begin at the very end, the closing credits of "Viceroy's House" bear a detailed dedication to a woman who survived the devastating upheaval of the 1947 Partition of India.
China's Hishow Entertainment has boarded a pair of upcoming movies from Nu Image/Millennium Films: “Hunter Killer” and “Escobar.” The deal is one of the biggest completed so far at the European Film…
To say at this point that Isabelle Huppert is the best thing about any film featuring Isabelle Huppert is tantamount to saying that chocolate chips are the standout in a chocolate chip cookie.
The central character of Agnieszka Holland's “Spoor” is a lonely, moon-faced schoolteacher who lives in a mountain village near the border of Poland and the Czech Republic and insists on being…
Berlinale: Studiocanal Germany Sets Sebastian Schipper's 'Caravan,' Lars Kraume's 'The Silent Revolution' (EXCLUSIVE)
BERLIN — Launching Liam Neeson’s "Hard Powder" at Berlin's European Film Market, Vivendi's European film-TV group Studiocanal is set to produce, distribute and sell two new German projects…
A new Chinese tech startup is launching what it says will be a digital distribution hub that can feed foreign films and TV shows to non-theatrical outlets across China – without fear of import quotas…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History