The Producers Guild of America East will fete Spike Lee and Lorne Michaels at its second annual "Night of the Producer" on Oct. 26 at Carolines on Broadway.
European Film Promotion is backing six European sales agents and production companies to promote nine Euro films at the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, which runs Thursday through Oct. 5.
Alliance Atlantis-controlled Motion Picture Distribution has picked up all major Canadian rights to Bong Joon-ho's Cannes player "The Host," which recently had its North American premiere at the…
Japanese movies are set to grab more than half of the local box office take for the first time in 21 years, according to figures released by the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan (Eiren).
The 19th Tokyo Film Festival unveiled its full lineup Tuesday, confirming Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers" as Oct. 21 opener and "Murder of the Inugami Clan," Kon Ichikawa's reworking of his…
Most people still find out about movies in traditional ways, but in between awareness and ticket buying, the Internet increasingly rules. That's the conclusion of a new study conducted by Variety…
With a week to go before the RomeFilmFest unveils the lineup for its first edition, European launches of Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" and Zhang Yimou's "Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles" are…
Gritty low-budget pics including Paul Andrew Williams' "London to Brighton" and Menhaj Huda's urban gangster pic "Kidulthood" are among six films competing for the Golden Hitchcock Award at the…
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's hard-hitting feature debut "The Lives of Others," about East Germany's dreaded Stasi and its terrifying system of domestic spying, has been selected as Germany's…
Disney sales arm Buena Vista Intl. Television has inked a multi-year movie deal with Film1, the Dutch pay-TV service of Liberty Global's content and digital service arm Chellomedia.
Warner Home Video has upped Philippe Cardon to the newly created post of prexy, international. Cardon, based in London, was WHV's exec VP and general manager for Europe, the Mideast and Africa. He…