In 2008, Spain was a digital cinema laggard. But "Avatar" proved the gamechanger.
Cannes Film Festival
People to meet include Riccardo Tozzi, Christine Berg, Vincent Maraval and more.
In 2009, the Japanese B.O. hit its second-highest total ever, with $2.21 billion -- 5.7% better than 2008. Meanwhile, admissions grew 5.5% year-on to some 170 million.
Hollywood's key power-lunch spots can be named on the fingers of one hand: The Ivy on Robertson Ave., the Grill in Beverly Hills and the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.
International sales company Timeless Films boasts a dense 3D slate at this year's Cannes Film Festival with four of its five titles selling in the format.
Chang will head the team of critics at the Cannes Film Festival, which begins Wednesday.
"Draquila -- Italy Trembles" is a kick in the gut.
Europe's soft money sources remain the gold standard for independent filmmakers, with more country incentives coming online.
Pic will also get a Kremlin Palace world premiere in December.
Damaged beachfront eateries include the Carlton, Martinez and Miramar.
Accomplished portrait crams a lot into its trim running time.