Aussie auteur Phillip Noyce ("The Quiet American") has been tapped to receive the Claiborne Pell Award for lifetime achievement in filmmaking at an upcoming gala thrown by the Newport Film Festival…
Los Angeles indie distributor and producer Porchlight Entertainment has entered into a three-picture distrib deal with Montreal-based Galafilm.
"Yesterday," South Africa's entry for consideration in Oscar's foreign-language film category, will be used to spread the AIDS awareness message in Africa and India on World AIDS Day Dec. 1.
New BBC topper Mark Thompson has said he will cut back on Hollywood movies in a bid to reassert the pubcaster's public service credentials, but blockbuster pics are prominent in the outfit's yuletide…
Disney had plenty to be thankful for over the long holiday weekend. Its two holdovers, "National Treasure" and "The Incredibles," both surged over the five-day frame, giving the Mouse House the top…
Biz slumped in the U.K., France, Germany and Italy last week, but it was destined to be a temporary lull as "The Incredibles" invaded Italy and Spain and rolled out nationwide in Blighty and France…
Since Bollywood is one of the world's largest film industries, it's no surprise that export of Bollywood product has become as important to Indian producers as selling U.S. films abroad is to…
After conquering the videogame world yet again with the recent release of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, the game's creator Hideo Kojima is finally thinking about invading Hollywood as well.
With American soldiers poised to go to war in Iraq, it wasn't the perfect time to be pitching a movie about an arms dealer.
Unitel Pictures, producers of "Crying Ladies," the Philippines' Oscar entry in the foreign film category this year, has come out with another project to counter the popular notion that Philippine…
Mexico's oldest and most prestigious fest, the Guadalajara Mexican and Iberoamerican Film Festival, hopes to stave of competish from upstart events by giving itself a makeover.