The upcoming Melbourne film fest is to launch a film market and a production support operation (July 26-28). Titled 37 South: Bridging the Gap, the linked events are backed by a A$2 million ($1.65…
Cannes Film Festival
Arthouse Films has taken rights (excluding TV) in North America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa to graffiti doc "Next: A Primer on Urban Painting."
Scottish scribe John Milarky has won the 18th annual Hartley-Merrill Prize for Intl. Screenwriting for his script "The Strangest Thing."
Cannes screenings schedule
Unlike many other Asian actors, Korean stars have largely resisted westernizing their names. Now Korean beauty Jun Ji-hyun, who starred in "Daisy" and "My Sassy Girl," has taken the plunge by using…
Dubai Intl. Film Festival announced Tuesday it will host the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS during the fest's fourth edition, set to unspool Dec. 9-16.
Teuton culture minister Bernd Neumann flew into Cannes Tuesday to attend the German Federal Film Fund's confab aimed at attracting international co-productions in the country.
The boom in sales of Korean films to Japan seems to be well and truly over. But now Japanese movies are increasingly popular in South Korea -- so much so that pre-sales deals are once again flowing.
Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia has inked a multi-picture production deal with Star Overseas, the Hong Kong-based shingle operated by athletic Chinese star Stephen Chow.
Richard Gere will star in and produce “Hachiko: A Dog’s Story,” a drama that will begin production in September. The film will be fully financed by Inferno Entertainment, whose Bill Johnson and Vicky…
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisition Group opened its checkbook even wider at Cannes over the weekend, making its biggest fest buy yet for Paul W.S. Anderson's remake of "The Long Good Friday."