Four on and offscreen talents rising through the ranks of the Turkish film business.
CBS Films is alive and well and determined to make movies for under $50 million — just the sort of movie the major studios are backing away from. The entity represents a curious offshoot of the split…
Visual effects now vie with stars as box office draws in summer tentpoles. But a possible shortage of visual effects shops could be a brutal blow to the next wave of f/x-heavy tentpoles.
International competition in the visual effects industry is intensifying and ambitious German companies, exploding onto the scene with upcoming pics like Sony's apocalyptic thriller "2012" and…
The 63rd annual Tony Awards event honors one theater company and three legiters. Virginia's Signature Theater is the former; the latter include publicist Shirley Herz, actress-humanitarian Phyllis…
Paramount's "Star Trek" opened to a solid $35.8 at the international box office over the May 8-10 frame, but it will need to keep phasers drawn in subsequent sessions if it's to become a galactic…
Across the Arab world, an unprecedented new wave of filmmakers is emerging. And as they're making their first features, these up-and-coming talents are gaining the attention of Hollywood.
The global credit crunch has taken its toll in many areas, but Cannes-goers this year have discovered that one of the victims of cutbacks is old-fashioned vulgar hoopla.
He's known for his high-profile splashes in publishing. But now Michael Viner and his Phoenix New Millennium Books and Audio have quietly taken the plunge into feature film production, tallying…
Indian actors have always been active in politics. Unlike in the U.S., however, their involvement is revered. In the current general election for India's parliament, about a half-dozen thesps are…
Morgan Creek has tapped veteran exec Daniel Diamond as its head of international distribution.