Regional fests pump coin, helping next-gen talent come up with innovative works
Venice Film Festival
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Film fests may not be vital offshoots of the Arab Spring, yet they symbolize a region's health.
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…
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.
Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" made a big splash Saturday on the Lido, as the highly anticipated drama inspired by the early days of Scientology had its world preem with the helmer and key cast…
When independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza was growing up, people made fun of his name and called him Diamond.
Celluloid Dreams has taken international rights outside Italy to Daniele Luchetti's comedy "Mythological Story of My Family," produced by Cattleya.
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."
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…
U.S. indies still view Venice as a premiere slot for their pic bows