The Dominican Republic is launching its inaugural film festival Nov. 8 with Oscar buzz-worthy pics including Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Babel," Kevin MacDonald's "The Last King of Scotland" and…
Filmmakers hoping to qualify for the animated feature film Oscar must submit entry forms and supporting materials to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences by Wednesday.
U.S. helmer-scribe Julia Loktev's "Day Night Day Night" has won the Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema's top Louve d'Or for feature.
Blame it on the batteries. Contrasting B.O. perfs from "Talladega Nights" and "Zoom" led to very mixed results for Sony Pictures last quarter, while its parent conglom saw profits plunge 94% amid a…
Cinecitta Studios prexy Luigi Abete is lobbying for tax breaks for foreign film producers who shoot in Italy to stop them decamping to cheaper locations in Eastern Europe.
The Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund, aimed at fostering filmmaking in developing countries, has awarded Euros 353,000 ($444,462) to 24 projects in its fall 2006 selection round.
In a bid to relaunch itself as a significant indie player, HandMade, one of the leading British film companies of the 1980s, has struck a deal to acquire Guy Collins and Michael Ryan's Sequence Films.
It was a night of Oscar upsets and sore losers. Even discounting "Brokeback Mountain" author Annie Proulx's bitter editorial in The Guardian -- "Rumour has it that Lions Gate inundated the academy…
Focus' genre label Rogue has made a two-picture deal with hot horror scribe Scott Milam. First up is an untitled carnival project described as an intense horror film involving sideshow freaks and…
Call them city boys. Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Spike Lee are not only NYU film school's most prominent graduates, they're provocateurs in the most colorful Gotham sense.
Fox Animation has snared "Fantastic Mr. Fox." The 20th Century Fox division will turn the Roald Dahl classic title into a film that will mix several forms of animation, primarily stop-motion.