First the Oscar date change and then Screener Wars. This has definitely been a testing year for the British Academy Film Awards.
It was every award show producer's nightmare. With less than 30 minutes to go before show time, a backstage accident had smashed a BAFTA trophy.
Specialized nonfiction distrib First Run/Icarus Films has acquired U.S. rights to Amie Siegel's "Empathy," a documentary/narrative hybrid that explores the tricky intimacy between psychoanalysts and…
Appealing to different ends of the demo spectrum, "School of Rock" and "Something's Gotta Give" began their European adventures in fine style over the weekend, while "Love Actually" made friends in…
After its starless opening, the 54th Berlin Intl. Film Festival got a much-needed boost of Hollywood glamour over the weekend as Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Cate Blanchett, Juliette Binoche…
Increasingly, this category is where the action is for A-list studio writers at awards time, and the best hope for grabbing that career-making nomination or statuette. This year, though, the sole…
Hugo Rodriguez's "Nicotina," Faouzi Bensaidi's "A Thousand Months" and Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni's docu "The Story of the Weeping Camel" took the top competitive prizes at the 21st annual…
Over the last couple of decades, original script noms traditionally have slanted heavily towards independent films -- underlined this year by the inclusion of four indies and just one studio pic.
It's an Oscar category more wide open than usual this year as the big names don't have horses in the race.
In one of the few instances of it being more daring in its selection of d.p.'s than the American Society of Cinematographers, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences this award season has…