HELSINKI– Riina Hyytia and Simo Halinen won producer and director of the year awards, respectively, at the 4th Finnish Film Week, the industry event which ran alongside Helsinki Intl. Film Festival…
HONG KONG — "Beyond Beauty," a big budget documentary detailing the clash between civilization and the natural environment, will kick off the first edition of the Taoyuan Intl. Film Festival in…
A bizarrely fascinating shaggy dog of a docu-fiction hybrid conceived by tyro writer-director Mark Hendrickson.
ROME — The Locarno Film Festival is paying homage to Douglas Trumbull, who will receive the Swiss fest's new Vision Award and hold two masterclasses about his pioneering visual effects work. Locarno…
Although Alberto Barbera opted to slim down the Venice Film Festival lineup when he was appointed artistic director last year, the world's oldest international sprocket opera appears to be setting a…
Warner Bros. has big plans for the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz." Imax will unspool a remastered 3D version of the film in theaters for one week beginning Sept. 20 in North America, to…
This attractively packaged, moderately enjoyable account of China's rags-to-riches history lacks a contempo pulse.
Just when industryites were starting to think MipTV had lost its momentum, Reed Midem is giving the 50-year-old Cannes-set mart a makeover, ramping up the creative and red-carpet events with…
Blu-Sky Media has acquired feature rights to Erica Jong's 1973 comic novel "Fear of Flying" from Sony Pictures for producers Donald Kushner, Leigh Ann Burton and Piers Ashworth.
A portrait of an invisible man, "Herman's House" is a raised voice in the constitutional debate over solitary confinement, as well as a film about art: What would "dream home" mean to a man who's…