Czech helmer Jan Hrebejk nabbed his third Czech Lion film award on Saturday, this time for "Up and Down," which also took honors for film, screenplay (Petr Jarchovsky) and actress (Emilia Vasaryova).
South African helmer Zola Maseko's "Drum" scooped the top prize Saturday at Fespaco, Africa's most prestigious film fest.
Rob Cohen has been named ShoWest 2005 director of the year. Cohen's next pic, "Stealth," stars Jamie Foxx, Jessica Biel and Josh Lucas. His past pics include "XXX," "The Fast and the Furious" and…
Billy Crystal and Alan Cumming will be honored by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation at the 16th annual GLAAD Media Awards March 28 in New York City.
Gotham-based indie distrib Wellspring has sealed a pact to acquire domestic rights to "De battre mon coeur s'est arrete" (The Beat That My Heart Skipped), Gallic helmer Jacques Audiard's French-lingo…
The Malaga Spanish Film Festival, the country's biggest fest, is launching a TV Market and minimart ArtTV, the latter focusing on alternate tech content such as video art, Web sites and vidgames.
Sundance Institute Documentary Fund has awarded $490,000 to be split among 14 feature-length docus as part of its first round of 2005 grant-giving.
The Toronto Film Festival Group is inching closer to settling down in a permanent home with the announcement Friday that the Ontario government is kicking in $25 million to help build the Festival…
Helmer Tom Tykwer and producer Bernd Eichinger have received a E2.6 million ($3.4 million) grant from Bavaria for their pic "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer."
Mia Farrow will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 20th Guadalajara Film Festival on March 17 following the screening of "Moolaade," helmed by Senegalese Ousmane Sembene.
Applause Pictures has expanded its portfolio to include film distribution, starting with "Million Dollar Baby," which bows Thursday. Pic's Oscar haul means it will unspool on 18 screens here…