Presenting out-of-competish "W.E," her first directorial feature, Madonna took the Venice Festival mass media by storm Thursday.
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Venice fetes the actor as filmmaker whose obsession with Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' knows no bounds.
George Clooney dominated the day at the Venice Film Festival where "The Ides of March," his hard-hitting drama-thriller about cynical American politics, drew positive buzz and provided the Lido with…
China's five-year ban preventing edgy helmer Lou Ye from working ends very soon, but it hasn't stopped him making films outside the country.
When producer Kris Thykier boarded Madonna's "W.E." in the spring of 2010 he treated the movie like any other production: deliver the director's vision while making something commercial.
Fortissimo Films has acquired international distribution rights to Vietnamese director Vu Ngoc Dang's "Lost in Paradise," which world preems in Toronto Film Festival's Discovery Section.
As far as infrastructural innnovation goes, the Venice Film Festival's new mantra is: "Let's work with what we've got."
Films Distribution has pre-sold Jean-Marc Vallee's "Cafe de Flore" to Icon for Australia, Cineart for Benelux, Switzerland's Agora Films and Turkey's Bir Film.
As Todd Haynes' HBO miniseries "Mildred Pierce" makes its international premiere in Venice, it seems the frontiers between film and minis are blurring.
The 68th Venice Film Festival kicks off today with George Clooney's political drama "The Ides of March" world preeming on the Lido, where boatloads of A-list talent are set to disembark, bolstering…
MADRID -- In the run-up to next week's Venice Film Festival, Berlin-based M-Appeal has nabbed worldwide rights to Chilean helmer Jose Luis Torres Leiva's "Verano."