Five-year-old documentary distributor Docurama has acquired DVD distribution rights to five winners of Sundance Film Fest Awards from 2002 and 2003.
Lucas Belvaux's three-part, three-genre saga known as "The Trilogy" was voted French film of the year by the French Union of Film Critics, while Gus van Sant's "Elephant" drew foreign pic kudos.
Marking a partial breakthrough in the crisis crippling the Venice Film Festival, respected exec Davide Croff was confirmed Thursday as head of the Venice Biennale, the event's parent organization.
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Nancy Meyers' comedy "Something's Gotta Give" has been added to the strong lineup of U.S. movies at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival, screening out of competition in the fest's main section.
MTV Brasil, the Portuguese-language arm of the international music feevee, will start to produce feature films for theatrical release next year, said the net's general director Andre Mantovani.
Hector Babenco's prison drama "Carandiru," Brazil's submission for foreign-language Oscar, will kick off the Mar del Plata Intl. Film Festival.
"Mystic River" and "The Station Agent" made big showings at the 10th annual Screen Actors Guild award nominations, leading the pack of pics by taking three nominations apiece.
The Visual Effects Society on Wednesday announced its nominations for the 2004 VES Awards.
The power struggle plaguing the Venice Film Festival is nearing its final stretch, with Moritz de Hadeln's odds of hanging on to his job as artistic director becoming slimmer.
New Regency founder Arnon Milchan will receive the 2004 Mary Pickford Award for his artistic contributions to the industry during the Intl. Press Academy's eighth annual Satellite Awards, Feb. 21 at…