Barry Levinson's "Bandits" will replace John Woo's "Windtalkers" in a centerpiece gala screening at the London Film Festival. Pics pulled the switch after MGM decided to push the U.S. release of…
Markets & Festivals
The 15th annual AFI Fest in Los Angeles will open Nov. 1 with the U.S. premiere of the Sony Pictures Classics release "Dark Blue World," from helmer Jan Sverak. Event will close Nov. 11 with the…
The Flanders Intl. Film Festival will honor producer-helmer Roger Corman with the Joseph Plateau Award for outstanding achievement in film Oct. 12.
The Independent Feature Project has awarded its second annual Pipedream screenwriting prize to Yaphet L. Smith, for his script "The Supermarvelous." Announcement was made Thursday in a ceremony at…
Citing News Corp.'s cost-cutting efforts, Fox's syndication arm Twentieth Television, which previously was expected to exhibit on the floor of the NATPE confab, has decided to move off the floor.
As debate escalates about the no-shows at the Las Vegas Convention Center, one thing is certain: NATPE 2002 will be unlike any before it.
The 53rd Prix Italia wrapped Sept. 22 with a prize list dominated by the Scandinavians and a disappointing showing by the Brits, who usually do well at the fest.
As the 49th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival closed Sept. 29, the overcast skies in the Basque beach town mirrored a downbeat mood in the Spanish industry and a more subdued atmosphere at the…
Despite worldwide shock waves still radiating from the terrorist attacks in the U.S., two of the Mideast's best-known film festivals intend to take place this month as planned.
The year after the collapse of the USSR, 1992, was an optimistic time to launch a festival devoted to the cinema of the newly independent countries that had emerged, often precariously, from the…
The 17th annual Mipcom, which unspools Oct. 8-12 in Cannes, may go down as the most disjointed in memory. The fall TV trade show -- arguably the most important gathering for the international…