Hollywood's obsession with franchises and recognizable brands has caused a quiet power shift in the film biz, with the decline in development budgets at the major studios whetting appetites for…
Dieter Kosslick's passion for food and film is catching on across Europe.
Ten of Europe's most talented emerging directors will be in focus at Variety's 10 Euro Directors to Watch sidebar at next month's Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
There are safe ways of making a name for oneself, and then there's the route Flemish tyro Gust Van den Berghe chose to take instead.
The Cannes Film Festival has tapped jury presidents for Un Certain Regard and Camera d'Or, and added an additional member to the competition jury.
The Zurich Film Festival's new Panorama D program aims to showcase German-language films and also shore up the fest's growing rep as the hot place for local pics.
Cannes Classics Series, the film fest's sidebar on classic pics, will spotlight French helmer Jean Renoir, organizers announced Thursday. Thesp Betsy Blair, who is serving on Un Certain Regard jury…
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival's all-German sidebar Perspektive Deutsches Kino has completed this year's lineup with six features and three documentaries.
In 1968, angry leftist filmmakers led by Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard gave birth to the Cannes Directors Fortnight. Berlin followed suit two years later with its International Forum of New…
Marie-Pierre Macia, ousted managing director of the Cannes Film Festival's Directors Fortnight, met with the French Cultural Ministry and the Centre National de la Cinematographie Friday to fight for…