The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival will host the first public screening of Kevin Smith's "Jersey Girl" as part of its 2004 lineup.
Buena Vista Intl. and mobile phone operator Vivo have launched a service that allows Vivo customers to access info about selected film releases on their phones.
Attempting to improve the image of the "Film By" credit and defuse a long-running controversy, the DGA has offered to ban most first-time directors from receiving the credit on films.
The jury of the 26th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival did not award a grand prize in the French film category Saturday to draw attention to the paucity of innovation.
French-Canadian romp "Seducing Doctor Lewis," a Quebec hit from helmer Jean-Francois Pouliot, won the audience award at the 2004 Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival, which wrapped in British…
The export health of the European film industry depends alarmingly on an Oxford University graduate, screenwriter-come-director Richard Curtis, Cambridge graduate James Bond, and English schoolboy…
Tale of a young Vietnamese-American's odyssey to find his former-G.I. father stateside. Sidestepping most of search-for-roots cliches inherent in such material, and buoyed by a low-key perf from Tim…
Veteran Italo director Ermanno Olmi and German-based producer Karl Baumgartner will draw career honors at the Locarno Film Festival, whose 57th edition unspools in the Swiss lakeside town Aug. 4-14.
A strike by Italy's dubbers could jeopardize the day-and-date releases of big Hollywood pics including "Troy" and "The Day After Tomorrow" in May, and "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" in…
Lesser effort for helmer Andrew Lau ("Infernal Affairs") is an overstuffed, undercooked teen slasher pic that borrows freely from horror antecedents, both East and West. Result never coalesces into…