American Shana Feste's debut helming effort, "The Greatest," will open the Karlovy Vary fest on July 3 and, a week later, Richard Curtis' "The Boat That Rocked" will close it.
Setanta, the cash-strapped Irish pay box, has gone into administration -- the U.K. equivalent of Chapter 11.
Frederic Mitterrand, nephew of former French president Francois Mitterrand, was named France's minister of culture and communications Tuesday. He replaces Christine Albanel.
Labor veteran Ursula Lawrence has been hired as the lead strategic organizer for WGA East.
Two pics about personal journeys — "Onde esta a felicidade?" and docu-feature "Brasil somos dos" — have pulled down key coin from the Galicia-Brazil Co-Production Aid Fund.
The spate of 4K digital cinema deals in the U.S. is causing ripples in Europe, with exhibitors questioning their previous commitment to 2K projection.
Italian pubcaster RAI has come under a barrage of fire for ignoring the mounting sex scandal faced by prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, which now involves allegations that the media mogul turned…
Leading Eastern and Central European licensing and distribution group A Company is moving into production with a Berlin-based shingle, which is set to co-produce Pepe Danquart's Holocaust drama "Run…
Centenarian helmer Manoel de Oliveira's "Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl" is among 26 pics from the international circuit receiving their North American preems at the Toronto International…
The Locarno Film Festival has pacted with Europa Distribution, the wide network of indie Euro distribs that acts both as a driver for the European film biz and as a distribution platform for global…
NBC's Ben Silverman is on a shortlist of names drawn up by headhunters looking for a CEO of struggling U.K. terrestrial giant ITV.