The Venice Film Festival has tapped Iranian artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat to head the jury of its recently revamped Horizons section, which is dedicated to new trends in world cinema.
Cannes Film Festival
The Locarno Film Festival is beefing up its budding market side by offering special industry screenings and confabs for buyers and sellers during its upcoming 63rd edition.
East beats West and kung fu reigns supreme in the entertaining, pro-Sino martial-arts biopic "Ip Man 2."
Coming on the eve of the Cannes Film Festival, Bob Berney's sudden exit from Apparition was a stark reminder of the tough times facing indie distributors.
Canadian film distributor E1 Entertainment has picked-up U.K. and Irish rights to "Fair Game" and "The Runaways" for release this year.
The ripple effects of the economic collapse are finally being felt at the Marche du Film, where fewer titles are being shopped this year as production has slowed down worldwide.
The Cannes red carpet is being rolled out throughout Europe today as more than 100 digital movie screens, in 10 countries, will air simultaneous footage of tonight's Palais arrivals and opening…
In a landmark deal, Fortissimo Films has teamed with Fox Intl. Prods. to handle sales on a number of local FIP productions in a majority of territories.
Over the past three years, the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi -- once virtually unknown within the entertainment biz -- has emerged as a source of funding and a center of operations for key segments…
If Dubai catches cold, does neighboring Abu Dhabi get a sniffle?
With Abu Dhabi now firmly established as a presence in Hollywood, the emirate is turning its attention to its home turf, which it hopes to make into a hot spot for international shoots and an…