According to scribe Frank Rose, there’s no more compelling way to show how the entertainment industry evolved than to tell the story of the venerable William Morris Agency. Rose is putting the…
Markets & Festivals
With Silvio Berlusconi at least temporarily out of the prime minister’s seat, speculation is rife as to whether the media tycoon will remain in politics or shrug off his seven month stint as head of…
Censorship in South Africa will come under scrutiny at the weeklong Limits of Liberty film festival in Johannesburg, featuring movies that have pushed the limits of good taste and sexual explicitness.
The ninth annual Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival rolled to the end of its 10-day run March 13, and Paul Harather's Austrian entry "Indien" was named recipient of the Dame Judith Anderson Award for…
The fifth Human Rights Watch Intl. Film Festival is scheduled to unspool April 29-May 12 in New York City before traveling to Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities.
Helga Stephenson has resigned as executive director of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, to pursue personal interests.
French actress Catherine Deneuve has been appointed vice president of the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival, organizers said Tuesday.
Fine Line Features said Monday that it has acquired all North American rights to the slam-dunk documentary "Hoop Dreams," which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Terms of the deal…
"In the Name of the Father" took the top prize, but it was British director Ken Loach's gritty drama "Ladybird Ladybird" that dominated awards at the 44th Berlin Intl. Film Festival, which closed…
With five days still to play at the 44th Berlinale, competition boss Moritz de Hadeln had three slam dunks, a lot of rim shots and several complete misses.
Francisco Leon may be the most popular man at the Berlin Film Festival this week. As sales manager for the Cuban film institute ICAIC, Leon is in the delicious position of representing "Fresa y…