First, the bad news. The writing's been on the wall for months, but European Media Commissioner Viviane Reding confirmed here Tuesday that the Media Program's new budget is far less than she had…
Canal Plus is putting on a festive face at the fest, but back in Paris, Vivendi management and a determined corporate raider are haggling over the fate of the Gallic paybox.
Sony Pictures Classics has struck a deal for North American rights to "Persepolis," an in-production animated feature based on Iranian author Marjane Satrapi's autobiolgraphical graphic novels.
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The Film Commission of Turin is launching Italy's first regional film fund and prepping to spawn an Italo slasher pic revival.
The Pusan festival, which unspools Oct. 12-20, is moving ahead with plans for the debut sesh of its Asian Film Market.
Trust Film Sales has racked up a slew of sales on competition entry "Red Road" and Directors Fortnight opener "Princess."
Big finales from "Grey's Anatomy" and "Desperate Housewives" bookended a solid week for ABC, but the net was still no match for Fox and its "American Idol" machine.
Director Agnes Varda will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 33rd Flanders Intl. Film Festival Ghent in October.
Renate Roginas has resigned as artistic director of Russia's St. Petersburg festival in frustration that staffers haven't been paid after four months of planning for the July event.
Ang Lee is following up "Brokeback Mountain" with the Chinese-language pic "Lust, Caution," which he'll direct for Focus Features. Wang Hui-Ling, who co-wrote Lee's "Eat Drink Man Woman" and…
RAI Trade, the sales arm of the Italo pubcaster, is developing its first project for production based on best-seller "A Fortune Teller Told Me," by the late Italo journalist Tiziano Terzani.