Jerry Weintraub, producer on Warner Bros.' upcoming tentpole pic "Ocean's Eleven," has been named to received the Kodak Award at ShowEast 2001 for career filmmaking accomplishments.
Markets & Festivals
Organizers of the 68th edition of Mifed announced Tuesday that despite the current international crisis, execs' fear of flying and competition of the nearly contemporaneous London Screenings, this…
A new coalition of government partners has breathed life into the Bangkok Film Festival. Now in its fourth year, the fest has picked up support from the Federation of National Film Assns., the…
It will go down as the most low-key Mipcom of recent years, yet the top players among the 10,000 program buyers and sellers who made the trek to the Riviera rendezvous termed it "intense but focused."
With the spate of cancellations by industryites to events like the San Sebastian Film Festival and the Mipcom TV market, it's good to know that a hop across the Channel is still considered a safe…
Citing the uncertain climate that has come upon the world post-Sept. 11, international distribution giant Miramax Films has taken the unprecedented step of bowing out of the fall film markets…
Richie Fay, AMC Entertainment's head film buyer, will get the Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award this year at ShowEast.
Attendance was up at the 16-day Vancouver Intl. Film Festival, which closed Friday. This is in contrast to last month's Toronto film festival, where attendance had been hit hard by the Sept. 11…
The AFI Film Festival has announced its lineup for the 2001 edition of the event, selecting 114 films from 1,768 entries. Submissions increased by 25% over 2000.
Miramax Intl. and Good Machine Intl., two important sales companies in the indie marketplace, have pulled out of the upcoming Mifed mart in Milan.
Sony's Screen Gems has taken domestic distribution and a number of international territories on "In the Cut," an adaptation of the controversial erotic thriller by Susanna Moore that will reunite…