Italy is stepping up overtures toward the Chinese film and TV industries, with the Venice Film Market poised to play a potentially pivotal role. This summer, the Italian government quietly set up an…
Shanghai Intl. Film Festival
A charming, tightly written look at the pressure-cooker environment of Beijing high schoolers prepping for college entry.
SHANGHAI — Most of the buzz at the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival has been about increased cooperation between Hollywood and China. Among the busiest Chinese private shingles in this respect has been…
MADRID — L.A.-based Outsider Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Oriol Paulo's B.O. hit "The Body," the latest film from "The Orphanage" producer Rodar y Rodar, sold by DeAPlaneta Intl. Set at a…
ANNECY – The more things change, as they say in France… Twenty years after France fought a near-lone battle to preserve limitations on American pop culture, Gaul has done it again. During 13 hours of…
With B.O. rising by nearly 30% every year, small wonder that China's film festivals are attracting more attention, and with that attention, competition.
SHANGHAI — “Man of Steel” helmer Zack Snyder and Superman himself Henry Cavill will feature among an impressive roll call of overseas bizzers attending the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival as the…
SHANGHAI — The Shanghai Intl. Film Festival has added two films to its Golden Goblet competish: “The Stolen Years” by Hong Kong helmer Chun-Chun Wong, and “Legend No. 17″ by Russian director Nikolay…
Variety's critics will see much of the Cannes selection, but which pics are they really excited about? The answers below
Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to Andrew Bujalski's comedy "Computer Chess," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
The 37th Toronto Intl. Film Festival kicked off with a major dose of Hollywood-style hyperbole -- twinned with the world premiere of "Looper."