"Philomena," "Tracks" and "Joe" looked like early standouts for buyers as a buoyant Venice festival, energized by a bullish reception for Warner Bros.' opener "Gravity," hits the midway mark.
The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort…
After launching the Lido's first bona-fide bazaar last year, Venice Film Market topper Pascal Diot is looking to expand it by offering more space for screenings, plus networking opportunities and…
Venice, at 70, is a grand dame. The Venice Film Market, in its second edition this year, is a rapidly growing baby, eager to explore new movie mart modalities and attain a distinctive feel. "What I…
Starwood and Variety held their fifth annual pre-opening-day party on the rooftop terrace of the historic Hotel Danieli in Venice, where the theme this year was La Notte Dei Dreamers (Night of the…
Further fest play seems likely for this abrasive feminist drama from debuting writer-helmer Maya Dreifuss.
The Caribbean's tourism industry is second to none, but what about its film industry?
The British Film Institute has hired former Bafta manager Tricia Tuttle to take on the newly created role of deputy head of festivals. Tuttle will be responsible for delivering the annual programs…
Former Warner Bros. marketing vet Dawn Taubin has been named chief marketing officer of DreamWorks Animation, just days after Anne Globe left the toon studio this week. In the post, Taubin will head…
ROME - Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…