Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen and Jose "Pete" Lacaba will be given special awards at the upcoming Osian's-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema.
Cannes Film Festival
Ushered to a stage by 40 fat pandas, Jack Black was in fighting form as he promoted DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" to a gaggle of press on the Carlton beach.
The Wagner/Cuban Cos.' 2929 Intl. has picked up worldwide sales rights to John Waters' Johnny Knoxville-Parker Posey topliner "Fruitcake," and is shopping the project at the Cannes film market.
CinemaNX, the new film financing and production venture bankrolled by the Isle of Man, has committed to three new projects — Spanish animated pic "Chico & Rita," hitman caper "Wild Target" and urban…
Tommy Lee Jones has set action thriller "Islands in the Stream" as his sophomore directorial project.
The personal and mass chaos that would result if the human race lost its sense of vision is conveyed with diminished impact and an excess of stylish tics in "Blindness."
A flurry of pre-Cannes buying by French, British, Israeli and Taiwanese distributors has given Fortissimo Films a hint that certain territories could be recovering some health.
Singapore shingle MediaCorp has boarded "Yona Yona Penguin," one of the biggest animation projects to emerge from Asia recently.
"Speed" helmer Jan de Bont is to reprise Kathryn Bigelow's iconic surfer movie "Point Break."
"Yasukuni," the doc that has inflamed Japanese politicians and sparked security concerns for Tokyo theaters, has been picked up for international sales by Hong Kong's Film Library.