For some helmers, filmmaking is an artistic aspiration. For others it is just a job. For Wong Kar-wai, who heads the Cannes competition jury, it seems closer to a way of life.
Underscoring the growing links across the Spanish-speaking world, Barcelona-based Iris Star has struck a production/distribution alliance with Buenos Aires' Primer Plano.
Norway's strong presence at this year's Cannes may be the beginning of what the local industry is calling a "Norwave." The Norwegians have shipped their largest film package ever to the Croisette…
As programmers from the New York Film Festival troll Cannes for pics to play their Stateside fest, they announced this week that the 44th NYFF will include a retrospective dubbed 50 Years of Janus…
Italo horror maestro Dario Argento is set to shoot "The Mother of Tears," a tale of witches and suicides in contempo Rome being billed as episode three of the helmer's cult "Three Mothers" trilogy.
Hong Kong producer and talent agency Emperor Motion Pictures is poised to reinvent itself as a major Asian sales agent. Ahead of Cannes it struck up a relationship with Sundream Motion Pictures, a…
MTV Networks Intl. is continuing its expansion with the launch of a dedicated, localized 24-hour MTV channel and Web site in Turkey.
The most famous Arab actor of all time is jetting to Cannes to pay special tribute to the greatest Arab actor of his generation. Omar Sharif will host a gala reception Friday in memory of Egyptian…
ABC drama "Grey's Anatomy" proved it could stand on its own Monday with a powerful perf for its two-hour season finale. The sweep night was disrupted by President Bush's 8 p.m. ET address to the…
"Keif Al Hal" (How's It Going), the first-ever full-length Saudi feature, will receive its world preem at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Pic, which details the struggle between moderates and…