Considering it's poised to become the second-biggest summer in movie history, the May-August span has been no picnic. Though a week remains in the official summer period, about 95% of the season's…
The first Whistler Intl. Film, Television and New Media Festival will run at the British Columbia ski town March 28-31.
French exhibitor Gaumont has launched a cheap cinema pass to rival those recently unveiled by its two biggest competitors, UGC and Pathe.
"Rain" from Spain will fall under a new co-production accord between Spain's Lolafilms and Germany's Kinowelt to develop and produce English-language films outside the U.S.
Mark "The Perfect Storm" as the 11th hit this year to reach the $100 million milestone overseas, while "Hollow Man" and "Coyote Ugly" had impressive foreign preems and "Gone in Sixty Seconds" roared…
Lochlyn Munro ("Scary Movie") will star in "Knight Club," a drama directed by Russell Gannon and produced by Jim Lofti, who served as exec producer on "The Opposite of Sex" and "Bruno."
There are not too many fests out there where the average fan can hang out with his or her favorite filmmaker in a cozy pub setting, and chat about the joys and frustrations of indie filmmaking…
Cameron Diaz is negotiating to join Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz in "Vanilla Sky," the Paramount film written by Cameron Crowe to be directed by him this fall. Though the plot is a closely guarded…
Tomorrow's Broadway musicals are coming right off yesterday's movie marquees. Composers and lyricists are at work on tuner versions of "Sweet Smell of Success," "Hairspray," "The Night They Raided…
Brit pics came away with a mixed report card at the 54th Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, which closed Sunday. A host of world and local preems, plus a full schedule of industry confabs, left the…
Just as Variety's annual Film Fest Guide has grown into a standalone publication, the number of worldwide film festivals and markets also has grown exponentially in the last few years. This…