Blighty's culture minister Ed Vaizey announced that regional screen agencies and British Film Commission activities would be safe as the government maps out a blueprint for administering U.K. lottery…
Austria has opened its $26 million film fund, making it the latest European country to introduce a national incentive to support and encourage local and international production.
IFC Films has snapped up U.S. distribution rights to Werner Herzog's 3D docu "Cave of Forgotten Dreams."
Paramount Home Entertainment Intl. will distribute all Universal Pictures Intl. Entertainment DVD and Blu-ray releases in Spain.
Sophia Loren will receive Japan's Praemium Imperiale for theater and film in a ceremony on Oct. 13 attended by Prince Hitachi, honorary patron of Japan's Art Assn., which hands out the annual awards.
New Regency and Summit Entertainment have resumed shooting on "The Darkest Hour" in Moscow, six weeks after Russia's wildfire emergency shut down the action-thriller.
Fox Look, the new unit of Fox Networks Group dealing in the international licensing and production of unscripted programming, has signed distribution agreements with four Emmy Award-winning…
In its second major buy at the Toronto Film Festival, a reinvigorated Weinstein Co. has picked up U.S. and Canadian rights to British comedy-drama "Submarine" following a heated bidding war that went…
Helmer Shaji N. Karun, who won a Camera D'Or Special Mention at Cannes for his 1988 debut feature "Piravi," has won the feature film award at India's National Film Awards for "Kutty Srank," the…
Mara Pictures, a boutique distrib focusing on South Asian themed films, has acquired U.K. theatrical rights for "Slackistan," Hammad Khan's debut feature.
French thesp Gerard Depardieu will be guest of honor at the sixth edition of the Eurasia Intl. Film Festival that opens next week in Almaty, Kazakhstan.