George Clooney provided just the barest hint of politics in accepting the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at last night's Emmy telecast, making the case for celebrity activism particularly when it comes…
French helmer Alain Corneau, whose latest pic "Crime d'amour" (Love Crime) will screen at next month's Toronto Film Festival, has died of cancer in Paris at the age of 67.
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Two Iraqi pics have been selected to play as part of San Sebastian's 6th Cinema in Motion sidebar.
Frank Langella will head the international jury at the Zurich Film Festival, which runs Sept. 23-Oct. 3.
Canuck distrib D Films has nabbed rights to "I'm Still Here," Casey Affleck's profile of Joaquin Phoenix.
Isabella Rossellini has been tapped to head the Berlin Intl. Film Festival jury next year.
Holly Hunter has been tapped as jury prexy of the Stockholm Intl. Film Festival, which runs Nov. 11- 21.
The BBC license fee should be shared with rival U.K. hybrid pubcaster Channel 4, says Michael Grade, who has served both as chairman of the BBC and CEO of Channel 4.
After losing control of the Screen Actors Guild to self-styled moderates two years ago, the Membership First faction is trying to reverse its momentum.
The Middle East's film festival season runs from October through December, and while none has announced its competition lineup, what is new is money, in the form of competitions and film development…
Beleaguered BBC topper Mark Thompson left the U.K.'s most important annual TV talking shop, the Edinburgh Television Festival, which wrapped Aug. 29, with his credibility in somewhat better shape…