"Hairspray" will unspool at the 60th Locarno Intl. Film Festival.
Pathe topper Francois Ivernel has poached Muriel Sauzay from StudioCanal to head up the company's newly restructured international sales division.
ContentFilm Intl. has launched a feature film library sales division, which will be headed up by new hire Toby Melling.
Financial strength that came with listing of its shares on the London Stock Exchange a year ago allowed Bollywood major Eros Intl. to go on a $109 million rights acquisition spending spree.
Czech auds gave Hal Ashby's 1971 cult romancer "Harold and Maude" five minutes of sustained applause at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival on Monday, bringing a tear to the eye of thesp Bud Cort.
Israel Adrian Caetano's "Cronica de una fuga" (Chronicle of an Escape) took the top prize Monday at the Argentine Assn. of Film Journalists' awards for 2006.
The RomeFilmFest is going for Gallic flair, opening with Alain Corneau's gangster pic remake "Le deuxieme souffle" ("Second Breath"), for which stars Monica Bellucci and Daniel Auteuil are expected…
The Korean Film Council's first overseas branch, located on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, is now open for business. Kofic USA is headed by Sun-young Moon and will be primarily engaged with…
Ambitious new Hong Kong production shingle, Big Media has struck output and co-production deals with Mei Ah Entertainment, a related entertainment conglom with distribution, video and TV interests.
Production of South Korean horror film "G.P. 506" has been suspended with 70% of shooting complete as the filmmakers search for a new production company.
In what's looking to be a bountiful box office transformation, DreamWorks and Paramount's "Transformers" made an estimated 8.8 million in its early debut Monday evening on 3,050 screens, beginning…