Dominated by high-caliber U.S. features, upcoming Euro directors and A-list celebs, Venice's 55th go-round represents a complete about-face for its controversial second-year director Felice Laudadio…
Shana Larsen spent, in her words, "10 years working as an office temp and writing bad novels" before turning to screenwriting and getting a deal for her ensemble drama "200 Cigarettes."
The father of postwar Polish cinema, Andrzej Wajda has seen more artistic and political turmoil come and go in his country's history than most elder statesmen.
Michael Laughlin could be the poster boy for over-50 screenwriters everywhere.
Forget pasta, Prada threads, Vespas and Fiats; Italy's most popular and enduring export is Sofia Scicolone, the smoldering Mediterranean beauty who grew up poor in the shadow of Vesuvius and…
George Nolfi doesn't exactly hail from the kind of pedigree one associates with today's screenwriters.
For American film execs who are either making the trip to Venice for the first time or have made it an annual pilgrimage, attending Venice is a no-brainer.
Fraternal filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith bring an unusually acute literary sensibility to the "hip" indie film scene.
Continuing our series on creatives that was inaugurated with the "New Directors" focus in Daily Variety's 1997 Sundance Film Fest special report (Daily Variety, Jan. 15, 1997), Variety spotlights 10…
Considered to be the hottest writing double act in Paris at the moment, Agnes Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri remain relatively unknown quantities Stateside, partly because neither is a particular fan of…
Tony Bui, who left Saigon for the Silicon Valley at the age of 2, fell into film by chance, discovering movies in high school.
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