Snow and Olympic souvenirs have carpeted Park City; countdown clocks serve as an immediate reminder of the predicted onslaught, with more than half a million tickets available between Feb. 8-24, a…
Markets & Festivals
The star wattage at this year's 52nd Berlin Film Festival has risen several notches with the news that Russell Crowe is flying in to support his latest film, "A Beautiful Mind."
The night before the official start of the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, a handful of early-bird executives and agents spent the evening over long dinners at high-end spots like Zoom and Grappa. Some…
Blighty TV producer-packager ECM has created a Gotham-based subsid to target the U.S. Hispanic market.
Christina Ricci has tapped Farley Ziegler as producing partner for her Blaspheme Films shingle.
Longtime Toronto Intl. Film Festival international programmer Kay Armatage is beginning a one-year sabbatical, fest director Piers Handling said Wednesday.
The specialty arena suffered the same problems as the big guys in 2001: Hiccups due to potential strikes; rising print and ad costs; an exhibition crisis; increased competition for critics' attention…
The signs look good for Stuart Till's new worldwide film production and distribution company. On Wednesday he confirmed that the new venture will be called Signpost Films and announced the first…
Advocating social change via digital video and film, Sundance 2002 documentarians see themselves as artists with a cause. To paraphrase Bertolt Brecht, they have "reached for the camera; it is a…
HENRY BEAN “The Believer” After applause at Park City and an angry reaction elsewhere, Bean’s controversial drama about a young Jewish man-turned-Neo-Nazi finally was bought by Showtime for a cable…
It's only fitting that the films of two progenitors of the indie movement, John Cassavetes' "Shadows" (1957) and John Sayles' "The Brother From Another Planet" (1985), will travel to the Sundance…