The eighth Austin Film Festival and Heart of Film Screenwriters Confab, skedded for Oct. 11-18, will fete filmmaker Lawrence Kasdan with the 2001 Distinguished Screenwriter nod.
Markets & Festivals
Lions Gate Films has taken all domestic distribution rights to Tim Blake Nelson's "The Grey Zone," which makes its world premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
The second annual Woodstock Film Festival, to be held Sept. 20-23, has announced its lineup.
Emperor Multimedia Group will be making gory noises at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival with the world premiere of "Ichi the Killer," a gangland thriller co-produced with Japan's Omega Group.
Spanish and Latin American films represent the lion's share in the New Directors competition lineup of the 49th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, running Sept. 20-29.
Fireworks Pictures has set an early 2002 theatrical release date for its Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner "The Believer," which will premiere on Showtime in September.
"Lantana," Ray Lawrence's psychological thriller starring Geoffrey Rush and Barbara Hershey, will close the 26th annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
The 39th New York Film Festival gets a royal treatment with the world premiere of Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums," an ensemble piece featuring Gene Hackman, Anjelica Houston, Gwyneth Paltrow…
Steve Martin will receive this year's top honor at the 17th Boston Film Festival. Martin will be attending the U.S. premiere of "Novocaine," film noir that also features Helena Bonham Carter, Kevin…
U.S. rights for "Audition," the new pic from Japanese helmer Takashi Miike, has been picked up by Vitagraph Films, the distribution arm of the American Cinematheque.
Hindi-lingo pic "Ashoka the Great" will screen at the Venice Intl. Film Fest as India's official entry.