A new development funding program aimed at making European pics more competitive worldwide will bow Saturday, on the same day that the European Film Awards celebrate local cinema.
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French-born composer Maurice Jarre's career spans 50 years and a staggering 135 scores for pics as diverse as David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia," "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome," "Fatal Attraction" and…
The European co-production has come of age but further growth is likely to be stunted by the rise of nationalistic film policies. The majority of European Film Awards nominees in 2005 are multiparty…
European filmmaking is a magician's cabinet stuffed full of paradoxes, anomalies and inconsistencies. So what exactly is European cinema? "People don't say: I want to go and see a European film…
A selection of some of the mavericks, heroes, trailblazers and emerging talent to be found around the continent
Variety takes its annual romp through key European movies set to light up festivals, markets, arthouses and multiplexes in '06
Icon, legend, sexiest man alive -- any attempt to describe Sean Connery will inevitably lead to the use of superlatives. During his 50-year-long movie career he's made more than 70 films with some of…
The ballot boxes for the European Film Awards have been sealed, and the winners will be unveiled in Berlin Dec. 3, but up to the very last, says the European Film Academy's acting chairman Nik…
Another high-profile gamble by Bernd Eichinger, one of Europe's most inspired mavericks. For Eichinger, it was neither easy nor cheap to persuade author Patrick Suskind to part with the film rights…
Four American pics are among the 11 nominated for the European Film Academy's non-European film of the year award, to be dished out in Berlin at EFA's annual awards bash Dec. 3.