Brazil's $290 million theatrical arena is showing signs of a major recession-driven pinch.
"Happiness" director and New York U. alumnus Todd Solondz presented first prize honors to two films during NYU/Tisch School of the Arts' Wasserman Awards ceremony Saturday night at Lincoln Center.
Shooting will begin April 18 in Luxembourg on "Burned to Light," a fictionalized account of the making of F.W. Murnau's horror classic "Nosferatu," starring John Malkovitch and Willem Dafoe.
"Shakespeare in Love" was named best film but "Elizabeth" won the most prizes at the 51st British Academy Film Awards, which saw the kudos distributed among several contenders.
Russia's leading homegrown movie event, the Open Russian Film Festival, better known by its traditional title Kinotavr, will unspool June 3-16 in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi in its jubilee…
The Easter break and school vacation in parts of Europe did not energize the B.O. last week as exhibs blamed a combo of warm, cinema-unfriendly weather and lackluster new releases.
One of Spain's largest film companies, producer-distributor Aurum Producciones, announced plans to move into studio-style production as it unveiled a slate of films for the upcoming year.
Herb Ross, award-winning helmer of such pics as "The Turning Point," "The Goodbye Girl" and "Steel Magnolias," will venture into indie territory with "The Shallow End," which he will direct and…
Universal has shelled out $600,000 against $900,000 for "American Pie" scripter Adam Herz's feature idea based on the 1977 Burt Reynolds starrer "Smokey and the Bandit."
America's 196 film commissions are forgetting their traditional rivalry to set up the first national commission, Film U.S., in an effort to woo productions back into the country.