The first World of Comedy Intl. Film Festival, skedded for February 2003, is calling for entries; deadline is Oct. 31.
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The accent will be on Spanish cinema at the 17th Paris Film Festival, which unfurls April 1-9 and boasts Isabelle Adjani as president.
With its revamped and sharper focus on German films, the Berlin Intl. Film Festival's new sidebar, Perspektive Deutsches Kino (Perspectives German Cinema), is showcasing 11 alternative and…
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A story of conflict and eventual reconciliation between two Oglala Sioux brothers, "Skins" exposes the largely invisible reverse side of American prosperity by humanizing the scourge of alcoholism in…
In the press notes for Alexandre Rockwell's "13 Moons," it's noted there are even more people who refuse to go outside during a full moon than there are people who find themselves uncomfortable being…
In the first-ever acquisition of an Asian-American film from Sundance, Paramount-based MTV Films has ponied up just under $1 million for North American distribution rights to Justin Lin's fest entry…
John Malkovich's directing debut, "The Dancer Upstairs" with Javier Bardem, has been pulled at the last minute from the Berlin Fest's Panorama sidebar for independent and arthouse films.
Cologne-based Splendid Medien and Los Angeles-based Cutting Edge Entertainment have formed Splendid Pictures, a new entity to be headed by CEE founder and principal David Glasser and Splendid CEO…
The Syndicated Network Television Assn. will meet Wednesday to plan a future event --perhaps separate from NATPE -- for syndication ad sales and to discuss candidates for the org's top job.
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival is offering cinema-related groups the chance to stage their own events at the fest for the first time in a move dubbed "Accept Diversity."
LAS VEGAS -- Warner Bros. has announced deals in Los Angeles and Chicago for new talk-variety skein "The Caroline Rhea Show" and declared newsmag "Celebrity Justice" a go.