Lorber Films has picked up U.S. rights to Michelangelo Frammartino's Italian pic "Le Quattro Volte," currently making the rounds of North American film fests.
A further three countries -- Sweden, Romania and South Korea -- have selected their entries for the foreign-language Oscar race.
Takeshi Kitano will make a sequel to his 2010 Cannes competition entry "Outrage," his Office Kitano agency has announced.
More than a month after Blighty's new coalition government shuttered the U.K. Film Council, officials are closing in on a new plan of action for the biz.
HIT Entertainment, whose properties include Barney and Thomas and Friends, is partnering with animation house Nelvana Studio to produce 52 12-minute episodes of preschool series "Mike the Knight."
The breakouts of the Telluride Film Festival include Colin Firth starrer "The King's Speech," a Weinstein Co. release that saw its Oscar hopes fortified by the fest; Errol Morris' scandalously…
Power Corp. Intl., which produced NBC miniseries "Crusoe," is refusing to comment on rumors that it is about to file for bankruptcy.
French film, TV board launches conversion system to help more than 1,000 screens switch to digital.
Edward and Rory McHenry's "Jackboots on Whitehall," which features the voices of Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant and Timothy Spall, will open London's 18th Raindance Film Festival.
The National Football League and Disney-owned sports web ESPN Intl. have concluded a new rights deal that beefs up global NFL coverage.
Belgian-Dutch co-production "Oxygen" won the top Grand Prix des Americas at the 34th Montreal World Film Festival, which wrapped Monday night.