How many indie DV docs shot in Israel about Philippine transsexual drag performers are feted with a big Berlinale bash at the Hyatt with a 70-person sit-down dinner?
The EFM's new bow in the Bau is proving a wow. That at least is the view of the Scandi contingent, just four day sinto the hustle and bustle.
Tightening its ties in Mexico, Spain's Morena Films has joined "El carnaval de Sodom" (yes -- it's easily translated), which is billed as a moral farce and is helmed by Mexico's best-known vet auteur…
U.S. doc "Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price" has been snatched up for theatrical release in Britain, Germany and Oz/New Zealand.
Mirovision will become one of the few Korean outfits buying significant quantities of foreign movies when the micro-conglom launches a distrib division next month.
Eagle Pictures is on a Berlin buying spree, having swooped down on Summit's thriller "Adrift" and closed on a nestful of high-profile pics from New Line. These latter include Jan de Bon's "Meg,"…
Canadian helmer Jeremy Podeswa ("The Five Senses") is set to shoot "Fugitive Pieces," a Holocaust drama being touted as the first official Canadian-Greek co-pro by its co-producer Takis Veremis, of…
George Clooney and Grant Haslov's "Good Night, and Good Luck" is set to scoop top honors at tonight's Cinema for Peace charity fundraiser.
Former Variety reporter and critic Mark Adams has been appointed as acquisitions consultant for ICA Projects, the film distribution arm of London's Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Eternal teenager Marilyn Manson stepped into the wonderland of the Movenpick Hotel's banqueting room to give journalists and distributors a glimpse of "Phantasmagoria," his first outing as a feature…
A bumbling French inspector managed to break horror's chokehold on the 2006 box office, as "The Pink Panther" opened ahead of the strong-performing "Final Destination 3." And between the frame's…