Kim Ki-duk's minimalist love tale "The Bow," Werner Herzog's deep-space mockumentary "The Wild Blue Yonder" and Stuart Gordon's David Mamet adaptation "Edmond" will compete at the 21st Mar del Plata…
Studio Hamburg Intl. Prod. (SHIP) has boosted its access to Hollywood after inking a deal with producer Alan Greenspan to develop and finance English language films.
Films Distribution has picked up Forum-selected "Closer to Home" for international sales. Israeli movie by Dalia Hager and Vidi Bilu follows two 18-year-old Israeli girls doing military service on…
Montreal's battle of the film fests has been won by event veteran Serge Losique's World Film Festival. Its tyro rival, the New Montreal FilmFest, shuttered late Friday after its inaugural edition in…
What's in a name? CECI, which stands for Central European Co-Production Initiative, sounds innocent enough, except if you're speaking Hungarian, in which the acronym sounds a lot like "tits."
The blowout party for "The Elementary Particles" got off to a auspicious start as guests crowded into an elevator for the China Club on the 6th floor of the Adlon Hotel.
Beta has reported brisk sales on the second day of the European Film Market. Sergei Bodrov's "Mongol," an historical epic about Ghengis Khan, sold to Shani Films/Lev Cinemas, the Italia Film…
More than 100 Oscar nominees are set to attend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' 25th annual nominees' luncheon today at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Natalie Portman has been named ShoWest's female star of the year. Thesp will accept the award at the Las Vegas exhib confab March 16, one day before Warner Bros. opens her next pic, sci-fi graphic…
Spiky-haired opera helmer Peter Sellars came to town to give a talk on "Art as Moral Action" and the trials and tribulations of being an artist in the 21st century at the Talent Campus on Sunday.