ROME — William Friedkin will be feted with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the 70th Venice Film Festival where a pristine restored and recolored copy of his 1977 thriller "Sorcerer" will…
Venice Film Festival
The Telluride Film Festival has added a fifth day to its 40th anniversary fest, which will run from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. The festival also announced Thursday that it’s partnering with the town of…
ROME -- The Venice Festival, the world's oldest sprocket opera, is helping filmmakers get their pics made. But unlike other indie auteur events -- think Sundance, Cannes or Rotterdam -- the Lido…
U.S. helmer Tim Sutton ("Pavilion") is among winners of the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College initiative, which will shepherd three microbudget works from development through distribution.
Mara Pictures has picked up theatrical rights for the U.K. to Venice Film Festival opener "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" and Indian gangster epic "Gangs of Wasseypur" parts 1 and 2.
South Korean helmer Kim Ki-duk's "Pieta" is the winner of the 69th Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion.
Berlin-based Match Factory has closed territory sales for three high-profile Venice titles, head of sales Brigitte Suarez confirmed with Variety on Friday.
ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week awarded its prize to Swedish first-time helmer Gabriela Pichler's social drama "Eat Sleep Die," about a hard-working Muslim girl who…
VENICE -- For better and for worse, a less-is-more philosophy seemed to govern this year's dramatically reshaped Venice Film Festival.
MADRID -- Seoul-based Finecut has closed more major territories on Kim Ki-duk's Venice competition contender "Pieta," which world premiered to a standing ovation Tuesday on the Lido.
Glen Basner's FilmNation Entertainment has closed a major territory on Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder," which world-premiered in competition Sunday in Venice.