Growing up in Phoenix, Netflix's chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, this year's Woodstock Film Fest Trailblazer recipient, felt cheated when it came to arthouse fare.
With the recent departure of longtime executive director Denise Kassell and artistic director Rajendra Roy, the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival is, in many ways, starting anew.
"Last year, when 'Prairie Home Companion' was at the festival, Robert Altman came out. And as it turned out, it's sadly bittersweet, because he soon after passed away. It was a very memorable moment…
Historians reckon that 1 million soldiers took part in the battle of Red Cliff, the bloody confrontation that gave birth to China's Three Kingdoms. Never one to shy away from a challenge, Hong Kong's…
With a lineup that includes 37 world preems among its 205 feature-length titles, the 12th Pusan Intl. Film Festival is coming out of its corner (Oct. 4-12) in fighting form.
These days, the benefits of attracting globe-trotting film crews are becoming more obvious to governments and film industry personnel around the world.
One of the most significant emerging players in the Chinese production arena is Chengtian Entertainment, a talent agency cum production firm that numbers itself among the backers of Asia's most…
Universal Pictures has acquired Marcy Kaplan's comic pitch "Replacing the Nanny," with Kaplan to pen the script. Stuber/Parent's Mary Parent and Scott Stuber will produce.
Paramount and DreamWorks are holding the date of June 26, 2009, for "Transformers 2," with Michael Bay expected to return to direct the sequel.
The Asian film marketplace is undergoing what stock market analysts might call a correction. The one-way traffic that for much of the 21st century saw Asian theatrical markets and the numerous local…