Peter Mullan's "The Magdalene Sisters" has received the European Media Program's Prize for 2003, including a $30,000 check for the director.
Nine reps from the world's major film festivals who gathered Friday said they feel good about the work they do, but fretted over the increasing commercialization of the fests.
Hot on the heels of the Japanese animated success "Spirited Away," Buena Vista will distribute in the U.S. the $15 million Gallic co-production "Renaissance," a futuristic animated feature using a…
Action star Jackie Chan has flung himself from tall buildings and dangled from helicopters. But when he arrived in Cannes Sunday to junket the Walden Media remake of "Around the World in 80 Days," he…
"We don't work well in a studio environment," C2 partner and "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" producer Andy Vajna said on Saturday in an interview with Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart.
Brit polymath Stephen Fry will write and direct an adaptation of his novel "The Stars' Tennis Balls" for Michael Winterbottom and Andrew Eaton's Revolution Films.
Marching toward its goal of becoming an Asian-based powerhouse in production, distribution and broadcasting, Celestial Pictures has inked deals in French-speaking markets, China and Japan for the…
This month marks the Shaw brothers' return to martial arts filmmaking with its release "Drunken Monkey."
William Morris has been named director of marketing at Paris-based Reed MIDEM, part of trade and consumer events organizer Reed Exhibitions. He will oversee marketing of Reed MIDEM's international…
Miracle Film Distribution has announced a $500 million partnership with media investment fund Global Media Management and international advisory consortium Asida Group that will finance prints and…
Distant Horizon has acquired remake rights to the Hong Kong film "My Father Is a Hero," which stars Jet Li, and the Thai comedy "Saving Private Tootsie."