South African filmmakers were making their presence felt at the 18th biannual Fespaco Pan-African Film and TV Festival, which opened Feb. 22 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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The Directors Guild fete for TV movie nominees on Feb. 18 struck an understandably sober tone, given the war themes of several nominees' telepics and escalating tensions with Iraq.
Peace, harmony, nonviolence and nondiscrimination were the themes of the Kuala Lumpur Film Festival, held Feb. 16-18 in conjunction with the 13th Non-Aligned Movement Summit. The fest unspooled 48…
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Even the rockers are starting to get nervous about an impending U.S. invasion of Iraq. MTV produced a primetime special on the subject last week called "Confronting Iraq." The half-hour program was…
Steven Gaydos - Eurotrack
In the first-ever North American presale of a Korean film, Dimension Films has acquired North American and remake rights to the South Korean pic "Teacher Mr. Kim." Cinema Service is selling the pic…
The Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Intl. Film Festival has launched a new minimart -- the EuroForum '03 Audiovisual Co-Production Market -- aimed at furthering European co-productions and investment in…
Horror film magazine Fangoria and New York-based production and distribution company Bedford Entertainment have teamed up to produce a series of horror pics.
So far, two heads have been better than one at I.S. Film Distribution. Of the precious few hot titles at this years edition of the American Film Market, two belong to I.S., the new shingle created…