Seven of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch were on hand for the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
Barry Rothbart may be a funny guy, but he's not joking when he says he auditioned for Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" three times before realizing who the director was.
MOSCOW -- Nurbek Egen's "The Empty Home" has been nominated as Kyrgyzstan's choice for foreign language Oscar consideration.
PARIS -- "The Artist" helmer Michel Hazanavicius is to take his first major acting role in "Jacky au royaume des filles" (Jacky in Women's Kingdom), a satirical laffer penned and directed by…
Global film commissions increase online outreach with Facebook and Twitter
Hype Williams is coming on board to direct Joe Eszterhas' sexual thriller "Lust" for Scott Steindorff and his Stone Village Prods.
Palm Springs and its surrounding desert communities are renowned for their resort spas, which promise relaxation and restoration, all with dramatic Mount San Jacinto views as a backdrop.
With a new name and new program director (Peter Nagel came over from the same job at the Bratislava fest in January), ArtFilm Fest has doubled the number of sidebars (eight this year) and added a…
Paramount and "Iron Man" lead a lineup of superheroes, aliens and monsters in the Visual Effects Society Award nominations.
Warner Independent Pictures has set "The Shield" exec producer Kurt Sutter to write and make his feature directing debut on "Awaken the Dragon."
Germany's Odeon Film has joined up with two partners to establish a shingle that will focus on low-budget and genre film productions.