Mexico-based Paula Markovitch is attached to direct her feature film debut "El premio," a co-production between Mexico's Cacao Films, Argentina's Magma Cine and France's Mille et Une Productions.
The Rome Film Festival is going green with a high-profile sidebar on climate change.
A year after reports surfaced that Paul Schrader had abandoned Hollywood, the writer-director has been busy merging East and West.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
CBS Studios Intl. has sold free TV rights to "NCIS: Los Angeles" to Viasat Broadcasting for Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
Nanni Moretti's "Habemus Papam," which centers on a nervous, newly elected pope on a shrink's couch, has received E600,000 ($883,000) in support from pan-European film funder Eurimages.
ABC comedy "Cougar Town," starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
A.R. Rahman took home more awards for "Slumdog Millionaire" Tuesday night when the BMI London Awards gave prizes for the song "Jai Ho" and the pic's overall soundtrack for original music.
Cinematography fest Plus Camerimage will honor German helmer Volker Schlondorff and director-writer Terry Sanders at its 17th annual edition, Nov. 28-Dec. 5 in Lodz, Poland.
Havana Marking's documentary "Afghan Star" is the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' surprise choice to represent the U.K. in Oscar's foreign-language film race.
Jose Victoria, general manager of UIP Panama, will receive the Intl. Achievement Award in Distribution at this year's ShowEast.