Exec director of the Australian Screen Directors Assn. Richard Harris will also head the secretariat of the new Intl. Affiliation of English-Speaking Directors Guilds, it was announced Friday.
Tokyo alternative film festival Tokyo Filmex will kick off with Korea's enfant terrible Kim Ki-duk's "Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Spring," which made waves at this year's Locarno Film…
India has decided not to enter Oscar's next foreign-lingo award competition, just two years after getting its first nomination.
ShowEast arrives early this year. There had been some grumbling over recent editions of the trade show, as its Thursday-Sunday format had distribs and exhibs abandoning their businesses just as big…
SAG and the ad industry plan to spend $1.5 million on creating a system to track TV commercials to ensure that performers receive full payment for ads that air.
Media Asia prepared an alternate ending for its hit "Infernal Affairs" to distribute in China but doesn't expect to do the same for the upcoming prequel and sequel.
Argentinean helmer Jose Luis Massa, whose film adaptation of the TV series "Chiquititas" was a local blockbuster in 2001, has begun lensing father-and-son comedy "Un hijo genial" (A Brilliant Son).
Leading Teutonic web RTL swept the German TV awards Saturday, winning nine of the 26 prizes.
In a ground-breaking financial move for a Spanish film company, Barcelona mini-studio Filmax has concluded a E32 million ($36.8 million) capital increase, tapping equity investment from central…