NICE – French actress Nicole Garcia has been called on to head the jury which selects the Camera d'Or (Golden Camera) award for best first feature at Cannes. Other jury members include French actor…
The company producing Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” comeback concerts was a money-making machine run by executives who did not care about the star’s well-being, a lawyer told jurors Thursday…
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be on the jury of the 21st Raindance Film Festival, Europe's largest independent film festival, it was announced today. Assange has been living in the Ecuadorean…
HONG KONG – Ang Lee, Taiwan's most cinematically acclaimed son, will head the awards jury as the island's Golden Horse festival puts on a show to remember for its ‘golden anniversary’ edition. The…
Tokyo — Chinese director Chen Kaige will head the competition jury at the 26th Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, set to unspool Oct. 22-24. Chen's association with the festival goes back to its sixth…
The jury of the New Horizons film festival has named "Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari" by Russian helmer Alexey Fedorchenko the winner of its 13-film international competition July 28.
Marc Forster, who most recently helmed “World War Z,” will preside over the Intl. Feature Jury at the Zurich Film Festival. The Swiss-German director will be joined on a global jury by American…
ROME — The Venice Film Festival has tapped Saudi femme helmer Haifaa Al Mansour ("Wadjda") to preside the jury of its Luigi De Laurentiis Award, handed out to a first work. Mansour was at Venice last…
L.A. Film Fest: ‘Mother, ‘ ‘Code’ Nab Jury Awards; ‘Short Term,’ ‘Wadjda,’ ‘American’ Take Audience Awards
Janis Nord's Latvian drama "Mother, I Love You" and Ryan McGarry's medical documentary "Code Black" have taken the narrative and documentary jury awards at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
ROME — Paul Schrader will preside over the jury of the Venice Film Festival's Horizons section for cutting-edge works and also bring his buzzed-about "The Canyons" to the Lido. Scripted by Bret…
Capping its active Cannes buying, Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Hirokazu Kore-eda's Cannes Jury Prize winner "Like Father, Like Son" from Wild Bunch.