UPDATED: Holiday box office dominated by seven local-language releases.
PRAGUE — The Czech Lions, the Czech Republic’s top national film kudos, have been struggling for primetime viewership of late — but this year's edition has piqued international interest, thanks to an…
LONDON — Berlin movie studios and production services company Studio Babelsberg has been celebrating the four Oscar wins for "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Wes Anderson's pic, which was co-produced by…
LONDON — Michael Caton-Jones is set to direct epic fantasy "The Giant Under the Snow," which is budgeted at £20 million ($30.9 million). Caton-Jones' credits include "Scandal" (1989), "Memphis Belle"…
MADRID – Adding to its Latin treasure trove, Paul Hudson's Outsider Pictures has acquired North American rights to "Llevate mis amores" (All of Me), first-time Mexican director Arturo Gonzalez…
Polish Film Institute Chief Celebrates as ‘Ida’ Becomes First Polish Movie to Win Foreign-Language Film Oscar
LONDON — Polish Film Institute chief Agnieszka Odorowicz has lauded the Oscar win for Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" as recognition of the "strength and originality of Polish cinema." The film, which was…
LONDON — Director Asif Kapadia has started to shoot "Ali & Nino," which is produced by Kris Thykier, and adapted from Kurban Said's novel by Christopher Hampton. IM Global is handling international…
Producer and former Variety executive takes up festival director role
MADRID – One of Europe's most prestigious arthouse companies, Paris-based production-distribution-sales house Pyramide whose sales slate includes the Oscar-nominated "Leviathan," has taken world…
Nicolas Cage has joined the cast of "Snowden," Oliver Stone's take on the Edward Snowden whistleblower story.