That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Although August is usually a down period for fund-raising, given vacation season, candidates are swooping in to raise money for what are expected…
Two weeks shy of the Toronto Film Festival kick off, the Canuck market is heating up with Tuesday's launch of D Films, a Toronto-based full-service marketing and distribution company run by industry…
The Venice Film Festival will pay tribute to Kurosawa to mark the late Japanese auteur's birth.
Martial arts star Jet Li is to return to Chinese cinema -- in a non-chopsocky role -- in "Ocean Paradise," screenwriter Xue Xiaolu's helming debut.
The U.K. government has proposed that people who illegally download movies and music should lose their Internet access.
There is fresh speculation in Blighty that a deal giving U.K. commercial terrestrial giant ITV a substantial stake in a local version of U.S. online service Hulu is close to agreement.
Roman Polanski will be honored at this year's Cologne Conference film and television festival with the Cologne Film Award.
The San Sebastian showcase includes the directorial debut of Uruguayan actor Daniel Hendler.
Global distributor FremantleMedia Enterprises plans to beef up its activity in the Australian drama market after acquiring international rights to upcoming multi-platform teen saga "Slide."
Image Entertainment has picked up all U.S. rights to Malcolm Venville's "44 Inch Chest" and plans a theatrical release in early 2010.