In a near-seven-figure deal, which comes with a significant P&A commitment, IFC Films has acquired all North American rights to writer-director Rose Troche's "The Safety of Objects."
Greek helmer Theo Angelopoulos will recount the history of the 20th century through the eyes of three women in a trio of films produced by Giorgio Silvagni through his French company Intermedias.
U.K. cinema admissions are up 5% to 113 million in the first nine months of the year, with "Harry Potter" and "The Fellowship of the Ring" likely to push the 2001 figure to a new record.
The Savannah Film and Video fest kicks off its fourth year Saturday with Todd Field's "In the Bedroom." Fest, which runs Saturday through Nov. 3, will feature more than 75 films, videos, shorts…
After 13 weeks in the top five, Michael "Bully" Herbig's comedy-Western "Der Schuh des Manitu" has become the most successful homegrown German film. Reaching the $45 million mark, pic knocked 1985's…
With Afghanistan at the center of world public attention, Central Asia will be this year's regional focus at the 11th annual Cottbus Film Festival, Germany's cinematic window to Eastern Europe.
The Flanders Intl. Film Festival ended on an abrupt note Oct. 18 with the fest's closing concert performance coming a night earlier than usual because Ghent was playing host to a summit of European…
The city of Sao Paulo's annual film showcase, received a big present and a new name for its 25th edition, which kicked off Oct 19.
Following the sales success of Jaume Balaguero's "Darkness," Spanish mini-major the Filmax Group has added another English-language horror pic to its production slate.
When Miramax swooped down on Phillip Noyce's "Rabbit-Proof Fence" last May, collaring the rights to North America and several major foreign markets, a big piece of the pie was missing: Australia/New…
Directors Roger Michell, Chen Kaige and Neil LaBute have joined Terry Gilliam on the upcoming production slate of Renaissance Films.