Sales agent Mercury Media has picked up world rights (outside the Middle East, Belgium and Italy) to "Zero: An Investigation Into 9/11," a docu presenting a contrarian explanation of the Sept. 11…
After being snubbed by the German Film Academy, Til Schweiger has won the Ernst Lubitsch award for the year's best comedy performance in a feature film for his box office hit "Rabbit Without Ears."
"Chicago" is the latest Rialto tuner turning Japanese, with the longrunning Broadway revival set to preem a Japanese-language production in Tokyo this fall.
Eleven Arts and Funimation, two Los Angeles-based companies with strong Japanese affiliations, have teamed up to jointly release Shochiku's "Love and Honor."
Should the feds regulate the Internet to prevent broadband service providers from discriminating against content or users?
Steven Spielberg has decided not to participate in this summer's Beijing Olympic Games as an artistic adviser, citing China's lack of progress in resolving the humanitarian crisis in Darfur.
Just over halfway through this year's Berlinale, the mood among crix and journos was hardly as clement as the weather in Germany's Hauptstadt, with words such as "dull" and "unexciting" on most…
Toon factory Anima Studios will produce "Kung Fu Magoo" for Classic Media, in a major deal for the budding Mexican shingle.
Senator Entertainment is buying a 25.1% stake in Berlin-based Eastern European distrib A Company with an option to take full control of the group.
Czech producers are working on at least two groundbreaking features to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the crushing by Soviet armored forces of the "Prague Spring" democracy movement of 1968.
To look at this year's Oscar nominees for art direction -- "American Gangster," "Atonement," "The Golden Compass," "Sweeney Todd" and "There Will Be Blood" -- is to see the full range of approaches…