Claire Clouzot has been appointed artistic director of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival's Critics Week sidebar, replacing Jose Maria Riba.
Markets & Festivals
Namur is gearing up to host the 16th Intl. French Film Fest, which opens Friday and runs through Oct. 5. The market for Francophone product is diverse, as around 50 countries, from Canada and…
London indie event the Raindance Film Festival has announced the lineup for its ninth outing, Oct. 7-19.
Spanish distrib and rights broker Sogepaq has acquired Spanish theatrical and video rights to Alex de la Iglesia's "800 Bullets."
The Slamdance Film Festival has announced winners of its sixth annual Slamdance screenplay competition. First place was awarded to "The Woodsman" by Steven Fechter; Barbara Marshall's "War" took…
Mipcom organizers on Monday dismissed reports that they have been inundated with cancellations for the TV mart in Cannes next month.
Sydney Pollack, Gena Rowlands, Henry Jaglom and Victoria Foyt will be feted at the 14th Virginia Festival, skedded Oct. 25-28 in Charlottesville, Va.
Roxanne Messina Captor, executive director of the San Francisco Intl. Film Festival, has recruited Carl Spence and Linda Blackaby to help plan next year's event, running April 18-May 2. In addition…
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" is about to get really animated.
Columbia TriStar looks set to enter movie production in Spain following its incursion into local production in Hong Kong, Brazil and the U.K.
Travel-weary film exporters are considering a reduction in the number of annual film markets. Such a move could wipe out Milan's Mifed and the London Screenings altogether.