VENICE - Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is peeved about Telluride stepping up the number of its world-preem "sneak previews" this year and he intends to put a freeze on it…
The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one.
"Philomena," "Tracks" and "Joe" looked like early standouts for buyers as a buoyant Venice festival, energized by a bullish reception for Warner Bros.' opener "Gravity," hits the midway mark.
Just ahead of its world premiere at Venice, Patrice Leconte's ambitious English-language debut, "A Promise," has already drawn a flurry of buyers. Paris-based outfit Wild Bunch, which reps the…
Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to Hong Kong horror film "Rigor Mortis" in a deal with Fortissimo Films. The distributor's move comes shortly before the film's…
Italy is stepping up overtures toward the Chinese film and TV industries, with the Venice Film Market poised to play a potentially pivotal role. This summer, the Italian government quietly set up an…
Venice closer "Amazonia," which receives a market screening Sunday, is not just a 3D jungle adventure pic that attempts to do visual justice to the Amazon. For Brazil's burgeoning movie industry, it…
New York based-digital distributor FilmBuff will digitally release docu "Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater," which world preems Thursday in Venice Classics, and also handle worldwide…
Paris-based sales company Elle Driver has acquired all international territories outside Italy on ambitious Italo animation drama "The Art of Happiness," by Alessandro Rak, which opened the…
William Friedkin held court on Thursday at the Venice Film Festival, where he received a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement ahead of the world preem of a restored and recolored copy of his 1977…
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