Berlin-based Eastern European Acquisition Pool has inked an exclusive distribution deal with Bulgaria's top-ranking theatrical distrib and leading exhib Alexandra Group Holding.
In the second major deal to radically revamp the Canuck media biz this year, Canada's top telecom company BCE -- known as Bell -- has taken 100% ownership of the country's leading broadcaster CTV…
Gallic powerhouse Canal Plus is set to co-produce "XIII: The Series," a comic-book based skein starring Stuart Townsend ("The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"), Virginie Ledoyen ("All That…
Serbian director Goran Paskaljevic ("The Dog Who Loved Trains," "These Earthly Days Go Rolling By") will chair the main Competition jury at the 58th San Sebastian Film Festival, which runs Sept…
Swedish actress Pernilla August's "Beyond" is the winner of the 25th Venice Critics' Week nod.
U.K. pubcaster Channel 4 has teamed with German sports brand Puma to help boost the production of social-issue docus.
Gallic helmer Bertrand Blier's cancer comedy "The Clink of Ice" has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Venice Film Festival's independently run Venice Days section.
The American Foundation for Equal Rights, the org of entertainment and political activists that has been backing the Prop 8 case, issued this statement on the federal court ruling that the military's…
The Writers Guild of America has asked for submissions for its seventh annual documentary screenplay nod -- the only feature category in which the guild allows scripts not under WGA jurisdiction.
Ted Koppel mirrors Fareed Zakaria in making the argument that America's response to 9/11 has been an overreaction, noting that the "insidious thing about terrorism is that there is no such thing as…