SAN SEBASTIAN — U.S. distributor Magnolia Pictures is making waves in the international distribution market by challenging the existing biz model. At a panel discussion for independent distribs in…
SAN SEBASTIAN — The Basque city of San Sebastián in Northern Spain is pushing to make itself as well-known as a film location as it is a mecca for haute cuisine. Leading the charge is the San…
Gaumont Intl. Television, the French major’s L.A.-based production and distribution studio, has tapped Sam Semon as exec VP of business operations and has reupped CEO Katie O’Connell’s contract…
Marija Pikic was a 21-year-old drama student with a few professional credits when helmer-writer Aida Begic chose her to star in "Children of Sarajevo." She won the actress kudo at last year's…
Alternative game platforms are continuing to grow in France, while the physical vidgame market shows a steady decline, and French games are taking the biggest hit.
The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. “The Red Robin” by Michael…
Longtime international motion picture publicist Bill Edwards, who spent much of his career at MGM, died Wednesday at the age of 84. Despite Edwards being unwell for the past two-three months, his…
With a 168% growth in Brazil's pay TV market over the past five years, Viacom Intl. Media Networks (VIMN) has taken control of MTV Brazil, which will launch across key cable operators on Oct. 1.
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.
The cast of “The Big Chill” will reunite at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, organizers announced July 25. Not only does the occasion mark the 30th anniversary of the film, but it was actually the…