The effects of war were the touchpoint of several of the award-winning films at the 11th annual Hot Docs Toronto Intl. Documentary Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart have composed theme music and written three original songs for "Alfie," Paramount's remake of the 1966 comedy-drama starring Michael Caine.
Gracia Querejeta's resonant coming-of-age drama "Hector" took the best film trophy at the seventh Malaga Spanish Film Festival, Spain's major showcase for homegrown movies, which concluded Saturday.
Spain's Fapae producers association has announced plans to create a film export body coordinating the international promotion initiatives of Spanish state, industry and export institutions.
A discussion with Martin Scorsese led by director-thesp Jon Favreau headlines the events slated for the fifth Lake Placid Film Festival, to be held June 2-6.
The American Museum of the Moving Image will host "Violent Lives, Fragile Beauty: The Films of Takeshi Kitano."
In a generally ho-hum frame overseas as exhibs await "Van Helsing," which invades 46 countries next weekend, "Kill Bill Vol. 2" clung to pole position in the U.K. over the weekend but surrendered the…
Oscar winner "The Barbarian Invasions" took home six Genie Awards Saturday, including best film and direction and screenplay prizes for Denys Arcand.
April was on fire at the box office. The period of April 2-29 rang up $600 million, outstripping the month's 2002 all-time record of $549 million.
Global Cinema Group will handle foreign rights on "Therese Raquin," an adaptation of the Emile Zola novel, and on Merchant Ivory's Chinese romantic drama "The White Countess."
Screenwriter Jeff Arch will make his directorial debut with "Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys," a comedy that begins production Saturday in Miami.