Variety will honor "Silver Linings Playbook" helmer David O. Russell with the Indie Impact Award as part of its 10 Directors to Watch celebration at the 2013 Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival.
PARIS-- Danish Tobias Lindholm's "A Hijacking" won top kudos at Les Arcs European Film Festival which wrapped Saturday in the French Alps.
Variety has announced its 10 Directors to Watch list, representing up-and-coming helmers whose early work suggests promising careers ahead.
Michael Haneke's "Amour" (Love) won the top prize at the European Film Awards, which took place Saturday in Malta.
Magnolia has nabbed North American rights to writer-helmer Tobias Lindholm's hostage thriller "A Hijacking," which won the audience award in the New Auteurs section of AFI Fest last week.
Though not the high-octane genre piece suggested by the premise, "Hijacking" should find itself sailing far friendlier international waters after a healthy festival run.
LONDON -- Magnolia Pictures has nabbed U.S. rights to Thomas Vinterberg's Cannes competish pic "The Hunt," for which Mads Mikkelsen won the fest's actor award for his perf as a kindergarten teacher…
Danish director Thomas Vinterberg's competish film "The Hunt" is racking up international sales with a wave of market and industry buzz following official screenings over the weekend.
Exploring the disturbing ripple effects of a false sexual-abuse accusation, this absorbing if not particularly innovative picture will fit snugly into the recent run of solid Danish dramas that have…
Fifteen first and second features compete for the VPRO Tiger Awards at the Rotterdam Film Festival, which unspools from Jan. 27 to Feb. 7.