The Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan (Eiren) has selected "Hula Girls" as its nomination for foreign-language Oscar.
Promotional agency Film London has received £88,509 ($166,246) toward its Microwave Training Program from Skillset, the U.K. government-backed training org for the audiovisual industries.
For years, the New York Times ran reviews of every film that appeared in the New York Film Festival. But the Gray Lady is changing its tune. For the first time, the paper will not publish critics'…
Derek Cianfrance's screenplay "Blue Valentine" nabbed the 2006 Chrysler Film Project kudos Monday at the Independent Feature Project's opening ceremony for Independent Film Week.
With summer tentpoles receding in international markets, a quartet of local films has goosed key foreign territories during their launch frames. "The Banquet," loosely based on "Hamlet" and starring…
It's a war of words, and colors, as Image Entertainment and Lionsgate gird for battle ahead of Image's annual shareholder meeting Oct. 10. Handing in the white proxy card supports current management.
Chris Kraus' "Four Minutes" (Vier Minuten), about an elderly piano teacher who trains a talented young convict at a women's penitentiary, has seen brisk business following its screening at the…
The upcoming edition of the Gijon Film Festival, Spain's edgiest major fest, will honor U.S. indie icon Larry Clark ("Ken Park"); Bruno Dumont ("Flanders"), this year's Cannes Special Jury Prize…
Boosted by its plaudits a-plenty Venice outing, Stephen Frears' "The Queen" has bowed solidly in the European theatrical arena, keeping its head held high at home, and drawing blue-blooded B.O. in…
Richard Lorber's Koch Lorber has taken U.S. rights on Argentine Tristan Bauer's Falklands War drama "Iluminados por el fuego," which took the top prize at the Tribeca Film Festival in May. Pic was…
Peter Hoffman's Seven Arts Pictures has made an annual profit of £976,000 ($1.83 million) before tax, compared with a loss of $15.4 million last year.