Helmer Eliane Caffe's "The Storytellers" won three top prizes Thursday at the Rio Film Festival, which may have lacked some of the international glitter of past editions but attracted record crowds.
Independent films made in British Columbia took most of the main prizes at the Vancouver Intl. Film Festival, which ended its 16-day run over the weekend.
Kevin Macdonald's feature "Touching the Void," about a climb gone wrong in the Peruvian Andes, will highlight the 2003 Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Miramax actioner "Kill Bill, Vol. 1" made blood sport of the weekend box office with a chart-topping opening of $22.7 million. Paramount's "School of Rock" was runner-up over laffer's soph session…
Clint's box office river ran deep, if not wide. Warner Bros. enjoyed a boffo limited bow with the Clint Eastwood-helmed drama "Mystic River" this weekend, grossing an estimated $591,390 from 13…
Twentieth Century Fox has hired Mark Bomback to write "Die Hard 4." Bomback wrote the upcoming "Godsend," starring Robert De Niro, for Lions Gate Films.
William Baldwin has been tapped president of production for New Jersey-based CSC Communications/Cargo Films.
Milestone Film & Video has acquired North American rights to Polish actor-director Jerzy Stuhr's absurdist fable "The Big Animal," which is based on an unfinished screenplay by the late Krzysztof…
"The Missing," first feature by young Taiwanese actor Lee Kang-sheng, shared the top award at the 8th Pusan Intl. Film Festival, which closed Friday. Co-winner was "Tiny Snow Flakes," a dour drama by…
GRIT will host its third annual screening of films by female directors Nov. 5.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired worldwide rights to Shooting Spree pic "Irish Eyes."