Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent," about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy…
With the country in turmoil, the Egyptian presence at Venice is small this year. The notable exception being multi-hyphenate Amr Waked, who is on the Lido wearing two hats despite what he claims is…
The United Arab Emirates film community is mourning the death of Tim Smythe, who was known in Hollywood as the Dubai go-to guy for pics including "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," "Syriana,"…
The collision of cultures that figures so prominently in "Argo" was the inspiration for Alexandre Desplat's evocative score.
After two years of speculation regarding the studio's succession plans, which saw Kevin Tsujihara named CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment on Monday, Jeff Robinov will remain as president of the…
Gersh has signed producer Georgia Kacandes for representation.
Stephen Gaghan is making a concentrated effort to shift into television, signing a cable-specific production deal with Fox 21.
Participant Media said Tuesday it is buying an equity stake in Cineflix Media, its first major push into television since naming IFC and Sundance topper Evan Shapiro to lead that business.
"Win Win" writer-director Tom McCarthy has set up a two-year first-look deal with OddLot Entertainment, covering film, TV and all media outside of McCarthy's acting work.
When he was a teenager, his family summered in the Adirondacks where he spent endless hours watching films and reading. That's when Jeff Skoll first fell in love with storytelling.
A provocative political thriller about a conflicted African-born Muslim American deeply immersed in the worlds of jihad and espionage, "Traitor" brandishes physical verisimilitude and intelligent…