Ase Kleveland, managing director of the Swedish Film Institute, has taken over as chairman of Scandinavian Films, the promotional organization of the government film bodies in Denmark, Finland…
Golden Cairo Prize for feature was nabbed by Greece's "The Canary Yellow Bicycle" by Dimitris Starvrakas, the silver went to Sweden's "Star Sisters" by Tobias Falk, and the bronze to "A Monkey's…
Organizers have unveiled a lineup of 70 documentaries from around the world for the eighth annual Hot Docs Canadian Intl. Documentary Festival, April 30-May 6 in Toronto.
Germany's Gemini Film and International West Pictures will shoot "Joe and Max," the story of 1930s heavyweight boxers Max Schmeling and Joe Louis, next month in Berlin.
Italy's top film prizes, the David di Donatello Awards, honored a trio of critical and commercial successes, with film kudos going to "The Son's Room" and other key prizes split between "The Last…
Known for their cautious approach to business and long-term outlook, it's not surprising that German filmmakers are banding together in the face of an increasingly merging market.
Spanish shingle Filmax has enlisted Anna Paquin to star in "The Darkness," to be directed and penned by Jaume Balaguero ("Nameless").
Fortissimo Film Sales has acquired world sales rights to Taiwanese helmer Tsai Ming-liang's "What Time Is It There?," a hot contender for the official selection at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The sixth annual Palm Beach Intl. Film Fest has a Gallic theme this year, with French honorees Leslie Caron and Jean Becker and a special showcase of French cinema.
What's a maturing film company to do when it wants to take the next step and begin generating its own films? Matthew Stillman, managing director of Prague-based Stillking Films, turned the company's…
Norwegian director Nils Gaup and producer John M. Jacobsen of Norway's Filmkameratene are mulling a U.S. remake of Gaup's 1987 Academy Award-nommed "Pathfinder." Mike Medavoy of Phoenix Pictures may…