Singer/songwriter Van Morrison, screenwriter William Monahan and helmer/scribe Terry George will be feted by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance at its second "Oscar -- Wilde: Honoring Irish Writing in Film"…
The sixth Gwangju Film Festival opened in a drastically scaled down edition on Thursday, in a bid to keep the event alive.
"The Queen" has tacitly received the royal seal of approval from Queen Elizabeth II herself, with members of the film's creative team receiving an invitation to lunch at Buckingham Palace early next…
There were several surprises as the Motion Picture Academy Friday announced the seven films in consideration for the Visual Effects award at February's Oscars. Pics, which will present their work at…
The Spanish government has ratified a Unesco convention that encourages nations to preserve their culture — including movies and TV — through protectionist measures.
The re-release of Victor Fleming's classic "The Wizard of Oz" has received a timely Christmas boost from the U.K. Film Council's prints and advertising fund, which will see the restored pic go out on…
Hometown favorites "United 93" and "The Queen" are vying with "The Departed," "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Volver" for the film of the year award from the London Film Critics Circle.
Nigel Thomas and Lauri Apelian's Matador Pictures has formed a joint venture with Regent Capital to provide financing for low-budget British movies.
A trio of local openers arrive in time to perk up seasonal biz in Italy, while Luc Besson's labor of love "Arthur and the Minimoys" lands in France and Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" prepares for battle…
The Berlin Film Festival is honoring Arthur Penn in its annual homage and will present the American helmer with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming event.
Mainland Chinese multi-hyphenate Xu Jinglei has been cast as the femme lead in Warner China Film HG's $40 million co-production "Ci ma," now lensing near Beijing.