The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced Christopher Beach and Thomas Schatz as its 2012 film scholars. The Acad's program stimulates new works of film scholarship about…
Spain's DeAPlaneta Intl. has clinched a raft of sales, including deals with key Latin American pay TV operators HBO and Lap TV.
Film Factory Entertainment has boarded the previously announced Spanish romantic comedy "Tres bodas de mas" (Three Many Weddings), partnering with "The Impossible" producer Apaches Entertainment…
Keith Potter is taking up a new role as project manager in the Irish Film Board's production and development team. Potter joins Ireland's national development agency from Film Agency for Wales, where…
"Argo," "Lincoln," "Life of Pi" and "Zero Dark Thirty" will battle it out with Blighty's own "Les Miserables" for the best film nod at the British Academy Film Awards.
Japanese advertising agency Dentsu and Hayakawa Publishing Corp. have entered into a live-action feature rights deal for Japanese sci-fi novels that have attracted the interest of "Transformers"…
Vice President Joseph Biden said that China has agreed to significantly increase market access to U.S. movies, an effort to resolve a long-lingering trade dispute before the World Trade Organization.
"Real Steel" producer-director Shawn Levy and Roland Emmerich, whose "Anonymous" premieres Friday, have been set as keynote speakers at Variety's Film Technology Summit on Nov. 7 at Hollywood and…
One of the major figures of 20th century politics and culture, the internationally celebrated playwright, key leader of the anti-Soviet Czech-led Charter 77 movement and former president of the Czech…
GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- Finnish filmmakers are to get more than $35 million in public support this year.
Nick Cassavetes ("The Notebook") is in talks to direct Fiore Films' biopic about the life of John Gotti Jr. and his mobster father.