The Venice Film Festival is stepping into the multidisciplinary-arts realm by overhauling its competitive Horizons section to include works in all formats.
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Fortissimo Films has acquired worldwide rights, excluding Germany, on Mika Kaurismaki's feature length doc "Mama Africa" from Starhaus Filmproduktion.
Russia's first festival devoted solely to European film will open in the ancient city of Vologda in July.
Brazil's film export board Cinema do Brasil is launching a new call for applications for coin from its prints and advertising fund.
U.K.-based finance entity Intandem Films has disposed of its ownership rights in five films for approximately $9.6 million to ATF Holdings, a subsidiary of Arrowhead Target Fund.
Berlin and the Internet have been abuzz with rumors of a Martin Scorsese-Robert De Niro-Lars Von Trier collaboration -- and, at least for the time being, they appear to be true.
Danish helmer Susanne Bier has been set to direct a four-part mini about the life of Swedish multihyphenate Ingmar Bergman for pubcaster Sveriges (Swedish) Television (SvT). The series will also be…
French helmer and novelist Philippe Claudel has been tapped to direct "Silence d'Amour" (Silence of Love), a follow-up to his directorial debut, the Kristin Scott Thomas starrer "I've Loved You So…
Brit producer Damian Jones is reteaming with thesp Noel Clarke on "Fast Girls," a "Rocky"-style sports pic that is intended to time its release to around the London Olympics in 2012.
Mexico's multipart "Revolucion," which unspools as a Berlinale Special, world preems today, 100 years after the start of the Mexican Revolution. Celluloid Dreams has taken worldwide rights.