TOKYO — Wowow, Japan's leading cable-and-satellite entertainment channel operator, has unveiled a new initiative to produce feature films with internationally recognized directors and new actors cast…
Forsaking his prior gay themes, writer-director Ryosuke Hashiguchi's first feature in seven years examines a marriage between two unremarkable individuals that endures, despite no lack of potential…
Sony Pictures Classics has struck first blood at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, snagging North American rights to Iranian filmmaker Babak Payami's "Secret Ballot."
Fortissimo Film Sales, buoyed by a strong presence in this year's Cannes lineup, is relaunching its "commercial" label Lighthouse Entertainment as part of its bid to diversify into more mainstream…
Cannes Film Festival sidebar Directors Fortnight is focusing on new talent, with 11 feature debuts accounting for more than half the 21 films in the lineup that will be announced today.