Documentaries are in demand, fueled by the proliferation of branded doc-focused channels. But old-school docs are an endangered species, threatened by reality programming, globalization and…
Markets & Festivals
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Pele and Mick Fleetwood are among the dozen or so celebs skedded to grace the Croisette during the 38th annual Mip TV tradeshow, which opens today on the French Riviera.
National Geographic Channels Intl. (NGCI) will launch a National Geographic Channel May 1 on Spanish digital platform Canal Satelite Digital, owned by film/TV conglom Sogecable.
Gathered Sunday night on the eve of the annual Mip TV programming mart, Germany's four broadcasting heavyweights -- Kirch and RTL on the commercial side and pubcasters ARD and ZDF -- took the floor…
Over 30 French and American films, including seven pics featuring Jacqueline Bisset, will unspool at the seventh annual Avignon/New York Film Festival, April 16 - 22.
Wariness will be the watchword as U.S. TV sellers wing their way this weekend to the French Riviera for the 38th annual Mip TV trade show in Cannes, which opens Monday.
Francis Veber's "The Closet," starring Daniel Auteuil, Gerard Depardieu, Thierry Lhermitte, Michele Laroque, Michel Aumont and Jean Rochefort, will open the fifth annual City of Lights, City of…
Organizers unveiled the line-up for the fourth annual Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children, set to run April 20-29.
The Los Angeles portion of the 17th Israel Film Festival kicked off Tuesday at the Egyptian Theatre with tributes and award presentations to Tom Rothman, chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment, and…
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