Many figured tough economic conditions in the film biz might put a damper on this year's Toronto Intl. Film Festival. But the Canuck fest kicked off in upbeat fashion Thursday with organizers only…
The Tribeca Film Institute has issued a call for scripts with scientific or technological themes, as part of its partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Homegrown thesps Rosie Perez and John Turturro have been tapped to co-host the IFP/New York Gotham Awards.
The 21st Vancouver film fest will close with Todd Haynes' Venice fest hit "Far From Heaven," starring Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid.
Wild Side, the video distribution subsid of France's Bac Majestic, agreed to pay Miramax more than $2 million Thursday in a legal wrangle between the two former partners.
The craze for Indian film has hit South Africa, where exhib Ster-Kinekor will present the first Bollywood Film Festival on Sept. 20.
The San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept. 19-28) has selected 10 Spanish or Latin American films for its Films in Progress showcase.
Movies like Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie" helped overseas B.O. for Gallic lingo fare soar to a record high in 2001 -- and this year promises more of the same, it was predicted Sept. 5.
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As "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" heads toward a $100 million in box office, Spyglass Entertainment has courted and wed its star and writer, newcomer Nia Vardalos, who will make her followup feature with…
In a move as surprising for its scope as for its address, John Williams, producer of DreamWorks' mega-hit "Shrek," has partnered with rival Walt Disney Studios in a multi-project animated film output…