Hair designer Jan Archibald studied endless archival footage of French chanteuse Edith Piaf, memorizing the exact proportions of her face and how her hair fell around it, before setting to work on…
Preventing her pirates' mascara from running during rain-soaked battles on the high seas was the biggest challenge for "Pirates of the Caribbean" makeup artist Ve Neill, who had to ensure that shaggy…
The counting has begun. The polls have closed at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills and a group of about 10 guild staffers are sitting around a long table counting the paper ballots cast on whether to…
Film Independent's eighth-annual Director Series will be held Feb. 20-March 26 at the Landmark West Los Angeles. Oscar nominated writer Jose Rivera ("The Motorcycle Diaries") will serve as moderator.
Thesp Emile Hirsch will receive the Male Star of Tomorrow kudo at the 34th annual ShoWest confab for exhibitors in Las Vegas.
Mar del Plata, Latin America's only FIAPF Category One festival, has new dates: Dec. 4-14, 2008.
Latenight screenings of risque movies that challenge conservative Czech values are to be added to the famous Moravian-based Zlin Intl. Childen and Youth Film Festival.
The works of Italian director Francesco Rosi, who is being honored by the Berlinale with a Golden Bear for lifetime achievement, are particularly timely these days in Italy, where the deeply rooted…
"La senal" (The Sign), the directorial debut of "Nine Queens" thesp Ricardo Darin, has sold to SBS Australia, Hungary's Cinetel for Eastern Europe, and China's HGC Ent., which has also taken Chilean…
The Cartoon Movie animation confab is gearing up for its 10th anniversary celebration next month, when it kicks off with 47 new projects from 16 European countries, including Olivier Jean Marie's "Go…
The Ukrainian minister of culture Tuesday issued a vigorous defence of controversial new rules obliging all foreign language films to be dubbed or subtitled into Ukrainian or be blocked from the…