Peru has become an unlikely hero in Latin America's anti-piracy battle where losses from motion picture piracy are estimated at $344 million.
The 28th Cairo Film Festival (Nov. 30-Dec. 10) is going "Italiano" with director-writer Pupi Avati planned as jury head. Cairo fest prexy Cherif El-Shoubashy is going to the Venice Film Fest in early…
A vacationing Gary Marenzi was on his way to the beach near Lucca, Italy with his three kids in tow when he got the cell phone call: His immediate boss at Paramount, Joel Berman, rang to tell him…
Terrorism on the home front is quickly becoming a hot topic for German helmers eager to explore the roots and the human faces behind Germany's notorious Red Army Faction.
The Olympic Games may be garnering hefty TV audiences around the world, but they're not having a marked B.O. impact in most major markets, to the relief of some execs who had feared a downturn.
Traditionally, Japanese summer fairs and festivals that start in the evening and last until the small hours are called "matsuri."
London Eye: Prehistoric horror pic "Minotaur" has become one of the first British projects to spring back to life after the massacre of Feb. 10.
When producer Tony Buckley optioned Thea Astley's novel "Drylands" in June, he was motivated to make a pic based on what he regards as the best book he's read for the way it portrays Aussie women…
The "R" will be for raunchy. Paramount Pictures fully expects action spoof "Team America: World Police" to be replete with the trademark tastelessness for which "South Park" honchos Trey Parker and…
Bill Maher and Sarah Silverman are preaching fire and brimstone in Hollywood. Some freaky side-effect of "The Passion of the Christ?" Not exactly.