UFA will produce a two-part TV movie on the life of Leni Riefenstahl, the late filmmaker whose career was tainted by her association to Adolf Hitler and who was branded a Third Reich propagandist for…
Markets & Festivals
Fox Reality Channel is going back to school. The network has ordered a second season of "Hey Paula" producer Scott Sternberg's "The Academy."
PorchLight Entertainment, a 10-year-old Los Angeles-based producer-distrib, has just inked to handle the international theatrical, broadcast and DVD distribution rights of the movie "Rain," starring…
Stephen Frears' "The Queen" leads the nominations for this year's European Film Awards -- Europe's equivalent of the Oscars -- with six mentions, including pic, director, actress (Helen Mirren) and…
NBC has greenlit production on "Kings," a modern retelling of the King David story penned by Michael Green ("Heroes") and directed by Francis Lawrence ("I Am Legend").
An intriguing document started circulating privately around the British film community last week, and rapidly found its way to executive suites in Los Angeles.
While war and political turmoil may dominate much of the coverage about the Middle East, one of the region's up-and-coming helmers is tackling a far more sensitive subject: the trials and…
Irish director John Carney ended up with a healthy $100,000 in the bank for his next film project after after his film "Once" took the top prize at Moscow's debut fest 2Morrow, which wrapped last…
Oz pubcaster the ABC turned 75 this year but shows none of the hallmarks of old age, with water-cooler shows and particular strength in laffers.
Russia's children have a televised gift -- courtesy of President Vladimir Putin. Government-run kids channel Bibigon, named after the Lilliputian character that falls to earth from the Moon in a…