Change is coming to the Venice Film Festival, due to kick off Wednesday amid a construction zone.
Venice Film Festival
As the newest entrant on the increasingly congested Arab film festival calendar, the Doha Tribeca Film Festival arrives with high expectations.
While the Gulf emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, both of which are a stone's throwfrom Qatar, have already announced themselves on the international film scene with their own high-profile fests and-…
The Austrian film industry is hopeful. This time next year, the country may have a new government-backed financing vehicle patterned after Germany's hugely successful $85-million-a-year Federal Film…
Austrian cinema is well represented at the 66th Venice Film Festival, with six productions and coproductions in four of the main sections, including two in the main competition.
Quick guide to rising Austrian auteurs
French sales companies are a dominant force in the indie film market, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in Venice, with 10 of the 23 competish pics repped by Paris companies. But their…
Variety surveys the French pics at Venice.
Europe's richest international film promotion org is under new management. Regine Hatchondo, the energetic former cultural adviser to Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe, boarded Unifrance as its executive…
Egyptian filmmaker Ahmed Maher breathed a huge sigh of relief when his debut feature "El-Mosafer" (The Traveler) was selected in this year's main competition at Venice.
Egyptian box office may be down this summer (the season's 13 new offerings, produced at a sum of $35 million, have earned just $22 million so far), but filmmakers from the region have found a formula…