French mini-major Pathe has taken world sales outside Italy on prominent Italo helmer Gabriele Salvatores’ new pic "The Invisible Boy," about a 13-year-old whose growing pains prompt supernatural…
PARIS – Bob and Harvey Weinstein have acquired North American rights to the David Heyman-produced live action CGI comedy "Paddington," which will topline Hugh Bonneville, Nicole Kidman, Sally…
NBC Universal has named Kevin MacLellan chairman of its international operations. He replaces Jeff Shell, who Monday was named chairman of the conglom’s Universal Filmed Entertainment Group in Los…
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Hat Trick International, which distributes programs such as "Have I Got News for You" and "Outnumbered," has inked a distribution output deal with Blighty's Outline Productions. Deal will see Hat…
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
New Zealand may be one of the top territories successfully luring big-budget productions, but the rest of its film and TV sector is firing on all cylinders as well. For the first time, the industry's…
New details of The Cronenberg Project, the Toronto International Film Festival's multi-platform celebration of Toronto filmmaker David Cronenberg, were unveiled by festival CEO and director Piers…
The Locarno Film Festival is hosting its second annual Critics Academy. A member of Locarno's Best First Feature jury this year, Scott Foundas, Variety's chief film critic, reflects on the initiative…
Andrew Dosunmu's "Mother of George," Neto Villalobos' "All About the Feathers" and Jim Taihuttu's "Wolf" are among 16 titles in this year's San Sebastian's Kutxa-New Directors section, one of the…
Spanish co-producer Adrian Guerra has created an innovative funding scheme for the Sean Penn starrer "The Gunman," tapping into the country's tax breaks to benefit the local industry.
With 'The Hobbit' now in the can New Zealand seeks further 'runaway productions' by loosening rules for two grant schemes.