Former financier Graham Bradley has been tapped chairman of the Australian Film Finance Corp., the government's premier funding agency for films, miniseries, telepics and docus.
Local company Golden Harvest and China Film Group have pacted to co-finance and distribute Chinese-language films.
Vet actor Pepe Soriano ("Lugares comunes") will star in Argentinean helmer Rodrigo Furth's sophomore project "Hacer agua" (To Spring a Leak), a tragicomedy about the misadventures of an old factory…
Canuck coming-out-of-the-closet comedy "Mambo Italiano" has become the second-highest-grossing English-language Canadian film on its home turf after 1981's "Porky's."
A mixed bag of eclectic works by new directors from 12 countries will unspool at the 21st Turin Film Festival, the first edition headed by new co-directors Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan and Roberto…
Capitol Films has taken international sales rights to Robert Towne's "Ask The Dust" and Chazz Palminteri's directorial debut "Noel." "Ask The Dust," to be distributed domestically by DreamWorks, will…
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment partners Brian Grazer and Ron Howard have signed a deal that adds an extra three years to the two that remain on their first-look deal.
"2 Fast 2 Furious" star Tyrese will headline "DA Verdict" at MGM. Husband-and-wife team Cathy Konrad and James Mangold ("Girl, Interrupted," "Identity") will produce the pic, based on a treatment…
Hong Kong action helmer Stanley Tong will direct "Past Tense" for Emmett/Furla Films and Newman/Tooley Prods.
Japan-based Toho and its managing director Masaharu Takahashi will be honored as exhibitor of the year at Cine Asia 2003.
Orlando Bloom, Bill Paxton and Gabriel Byrne will star in "Haven," which is financed by El Camino Pictures, the film financing company formed by Bob Yari with William Morris Independent.