ROME - U.S. director Anna Rose Holmer's feature film debut “The Fits” is among winners of the second edition of the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College initiative, which will shepherd three…
Among titles competing this year in Karlovy Vary's Forum of Independents is the experimental “Memphis,” by U.S. helmer Tim Sutton, which owes its existence to the Venice Film Festival's recently…
For the first time in its 70-year history, the Venice lineup includes three feature films produced by the fest itself through its Biennale College, which is turning the Lido into a unique year-round…
The British Film Institute has hired former Bafta manager Tricia Tuttle to take on the newly created role of deputy head of festivals. Tuttle will be responsible for delivering the annual programs…
The fashionistas have invaded the Croisette. The 66th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a two-day celebration of the longstanding love affair between the film and fashion worlds…
The Italo auteur, who is 72, bowed his first feature, gritty drama "The Grim Reaper," from the Lido in 1962, when he has a boy wonder.
ROME -- The Venice Festival, the world's oldest sprocket opera, is helping filmmakers get their pics made. But unlike other indie auteur events -- think Sundance, Cannes or Rotterdam -- the Lido…
U.S. helmer Tim Sutton ("Pavilion") is among winners of the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College initiative, which will shepherd three microbudget works from development through distribution.
In "Promised Land," you get a chance to see Matt's inherent likability. Some actors have that quality, some don't. And that likability is necessary to play this kind of scam artist and still be as…
China Film Group is partnering with Los Angeles-based Martini Films on "Urban Games," a Chinese-language drama set in the world of extreme sports, with shooting starting next month in China.