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.
The European Film Academy is honoring Swiss actor Bruno Ganz with a lifetime achievement award this year.
The Art Directors Guild has selected Alexander Golitizen, Albert Heschong and Eugène Lourié as its latest Hall of Fame inductees.
The GOP hopes of capturing Joseph Biden's former Delaware Senate seat appeared greatly diminished with the unexpected victory of talk show pundit Christine O'Donnell over establishment candidate…
The calendar of candidates swinging through L.A. is getting so populated over the next few weeks that some night have two and even three events competing against each other for Democratic donor…
Comcast and the Center for American Progress are teaming up next week for an event in D.C. called "The Creative Economy." It's another effort to cast entertainment and the arts not as a profession…
Barbra Streisand has posted a blog item on her site blasting the Republicans as obstructionists and defending President Obama's tenure, arguing that he inherited such a big mess that it will take…
Seoul-based Finecut has closed new deals on Lee Chang-dong's Cannes screenplay winner "Poetry" and Hong Sang-soo's "Ha Ha Ha," which won Un Certain Regard.
The big money in Toronto is on "Dredd," the 3D comicbook adaptation that Stuart Ford's sales company IM Global has sold around the world for more than $30 million in foreign commitments.