Three years after Miramax Intl. opened an outpost in Rome to front the company's production and distribution activity in Italy, the entity called Miramax Italia has been radically reconfigured, with…
News Corp.'s pending purchase of DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics moved one step closer Monday as General Motors shareholders gave a resounding thumbs up to the deal that will cede GM's 19.8% stake…
A Kiwi producer is finally making inroads into Australia's complex quota system that ensures local content is shown on Oz screens.
David Cronenberg and his psychological thriller "Spider" squeezed out Atom Egoyan's "Ararat" and Deepa Mehta's "Bollywood/Hollywood" to take top honors Saturday at the second annual Directors Guild…
German helmer Helmut Dietl's next project is "Vom suchen und finden der liebe" (About Searching and Finding Love), based on a screenplay he co-wrote with Patrick Suskind.
This year's Pusan Promotion Plan, the project market and professional sidebar of the Pusan Intl. Film festival (Oct. 2-10), closes today in the Korean port city after three days in which Asian…
The battle between Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and the local media has heated up again after watchdogs seized Globovision's transmission equipment Friday, halting the 24-hour news net's live…
Global format producer Endemol is stepping up production of "Fear Factor" in Argentina, capitalizing on low costs.
Fashion Rocks, a one-off charity event at London's Royal Albert Hall to be held Oct. 15, is the latest to tap into the fashion/music crossover trend with a strong lineup of pop and fashion glitterati.
"Girl With a Pearl Earring," first-time helmer Peter Webber's ultravisual explanation of how Vermeer might have come to paint the title canvas, took the Golden Hitchcock and audience award at the…