U.K. and U.S. financier Future Films has joined forces with New York and Los Angeles-based entity Grand Army Entertainment to provide loan financing of up to 85% of the budget for U.S.-based movie…
Cannes Film Festival
In the wake of "Mr. Bean's Holiday" and French smash "Brice de Nice," Spain has its own entry in the international annals of klutzdom: "Mortadelo & Filemon. Mission: Save the Planet."
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced dates and details for the New York Film Festival and installed two members on the selection committee.
Coming into its second market and its first with a company name, Brazilian sales shingle Vereda Filmes has taken international rights to Chilean animation pic "31 Minutes."
Germany's big-budget TV "event film" miniseries have had a remarkable run in recent years. Reliably pulling in up to 12 million viewers for three- and four-hour films sliced into two or three parts…
"The Edge of Heaven," "Nothing but Ghosts," "To the Limit," "And Along Come Tourists."
Despite Sofia Coppola's popularity in Japan after "The Virgin Suicides," Kanae Rai, executive vice president of independent theater Cinema Rise, knew that success for the director's Tokyo-set…
After decades of attitudes ranging from indifference to outright hostility, the Japanese government has finally decided to assist its film industry.
Japanese toons -- known commonly as anime -- have conquered the world several times over, while long dominating the domestic market. In 2006, four of the 10 top-grossing Japanese pics were toons…
Rinko Kikuchi, Mika Ninagawa, Makoto Shinkai, Anna Tsuchiya, Riko Narumi.