Spanish filmmaker David Victori's short, "The Guilt," has nabbed the grand prize of Your Film Festival, a newly launched online competition whose jury includes Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender.
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Film fests may not be vital offshoots of the Arab Spring, yet they symbolize a region's health.
Italy's South Tyrol film fund is launching a lab to develop TV projects shooting in the autonomous region on the border with Germany and Austria.
Firmly established as Latin America's premier film market, Ventana Sur is seeing international buyer attendance for its fourth edition tracking 40% up on 2011, Argentina's Incaa Film Institute…
Italo helmer Guido Lombardi, whose gritty immigration drama "La-Bas. A Criminal Education," scooped last year's Venice Silver Lion for first work, will make the leap into more mainstream filmmaking…
For Christine Vachon at New York's Killer Films, "What keeps independent film alive, what it has to be charged with now, is true originality, alternative, truly original voices."
Celluloid Dreams has taken international rights outside Italy to Daniele Luchetti's comedy "Mythological Story of My Family," produced by Cattleya.
When independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza was growing up, people made fun of his name and called him Diamond.