Naomi Kawase has been tagged Japan's leading woman director since her first feature, "Suzaku," won the Camera d'Or at Cannes in 1997. But that might be considered a dubious distinction, given the…
Universal Pictures has made a two-year, first-look producing deal with Vince Vaughn and his Wild West Picture Show Prods. Arrangement kicks off with three features, each of which could be a starring…
It's a bittersweet notion for all of those who worked with and knew writer-director-actress Adrienne Shelly that her final feature film, "Waitress," was also the work that finally introduced her…
Hong Kong-made movies may soon be imported into China's Guangdong Province without restriction under a new ruling.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors have tapped Bobbi Banks for a second term as president.
People intuitively understand what directors, actors and cinematographers do, but not so much the job of an editor, says Thelma Schoonmaker. That's one of the reasons the three-time Oscar winner (her…
Production gets under way today in Singapore on "Dance of the Dragon," the first movie from Easternlight Film Prods.
Local gender-bender comedy "Kung Fu Tootsie" (Tud soo foot) beat the Hogwarts wizards to top the Thai B.O. for the second consecutive weekend.
Pilar Revuelta's film roots, working on short films with friends, are more collegial than academic. "We did it on the weekends and everyone did a little bit of everything," she remembers. "It's kind…
Women are a common sight in some parts of post-production, but not in sound bays. That makes Anna Behlmer's success even more notable. Twenty years and nearly 100 films after her first feature sound…
Funny lady, Allison Jones. Just don't ask her to tell a joke. "Personally, I have no talent for making people laugh," she says. "Thank God you don't have to be funny to work in comedy."