The Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival has unveiled an award for international documentary features, with a substantial £5,000 ($9,300) cash prize.
However the film world judges "Marie Antoinette" when it world preems Wednesday -- and the buzz is good -- another industry has already delivered its verdict. In fashion designers' eyes, it's one of…
Fourteen Nordic features and two international co-productions will be shot at Sweden's Film i Vast this summer and fall. It also has established a $2 million TV fund aimed at independent production…
Dubai Intl. Film Festival has appointed two artistic directors. Masoud Amralla Al-Ali will head up the Arab selection, while former Rotterdam head Simon Field reps the non-Arab language selection…
President Vaclav Klaus spoiled the Czech party by refusing to sign off on the new film law that would have increased the Czech subsidy pot from $3 million to around $16 million.
Michael Weber's Match Factory has picked up international rights to Hans Weingartner's upcoming pic "Free Rainer," a satire about the German TV industry.
Beta Cinema has reported brisk business at the Cannes Film Market, particularly for East German spy drama "The Lives of Others."
Egoli Tossell Film is teaming with Fred Breinersdorfer, producer and scribe of historical drama "Sophie Scholl — the Final Days," and actress Heike Makatsch ("Almost Heaven") on a biopic about the…
"The Drowsy Chaperone" cleaned up at the Drama Desk Awards Sunday, taking seven trophies, while imported drama "The History Boys" garnered five.
In the first five days of the Cannes Film Festival -- as choppy as the rough seas currently besetting the Mediterranean -- there have been two or three fairly strong films thus far in the…