REARVIEW: A strong showing by Canadian and British filmmakers, an outstanding selection of performances and a relentless flow of Oscar hype were all in evidence at the Toronto Film Festival.
Palo Alto International Film Festival
Gia Coppola, the 26-year-old granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola, doesn't lack for ambition with her feature directorial debut "Palo Alto" premiering today in Toronto.
VENICE - Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is peeved about Telluride stepping up the number of its world-preem "sneak previews" this year and he intends to put a freeze on it…
For decades, the Venice and Toronto film festivals have stood by while Telluride stole their thunder on world premieres, but could this year's impressive 40th anniversary Telluride lineup have gone…
The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one.
China is increasingly looking to Europe as a potential partner in the global movie biz. That was the message delivered at the Venice Film Festival by both Beijing Intl. Film Festival topper Zhao…
Gia Coppola proves to have quite the eye, if not quite the natural storytelling instinct of her cinematic kin, serving up a remarkably assured feature debut.
Paris-based sales company Elle Driver has acquired all international territories outside Italy on ambitious Italo animation drama "The Art of Happiness," by Alessandro Rak, which opened the…
Proving it's not just French comedies that travel, Film Factory has inked pre-sales in German-speaking Europe and Russia on Javier Ruiz Caldera's "Three Many Weddings," which world preems here…
Frank Mannion's Swipe Films has inked world sales rights to Chilean Sebastian Sepulveda's "The Quispe Sisters," which world premieres today at Venice's 28th Critics' Week. A U.K.-based…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$17.6M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$16.8M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$16.4M Warner Brothers / New Line