Iranian Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi took home the E7,500 ($9,600) Tiscali Audience Award for "Turtles Can Fly" Saturday night at the Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam.
Portmanteau "Seven Days in September"-style reaction to the terrorist bombings in Madrid on March 11, 2004, that killed 191 people and wounded more than 1,800, "Madrid M-11: We Were All on That…
Amsterdam-based distribution outfit Off The Fence has picked up world rights to a triad of titles in separate deals from India, South Africa and from its own back yard, Holland.
Gianni Amelio's father-and-handicapped-son drama "The Keys to the House" took the top nod -- the ribbon for best picture -- at Italy's Nastri d'Argento (Silver Ribbons) awards, the country's oldest…
Slowly but surely, a revitalized and rejuvenated British Academy of Film & TV Arts is emerging from under its scaffolding.
Loud is good when it comes to the sound categories, but what sets the nominees apart in the mixing race is the skill and diversity the mixers brought to five very different films.
In something of a novel turn, only one of this year's adapted screenplay noms comes from a novel. That film, "Sideways," has the best pedigree coming into this year's race, having racked up a hefty…
Warner Independent Pictures and Heyday Films have teamed to produce "The Mighty Flynn." Written by Lorene Scafaria, comedy follows a corporate efficiency expert whose job it is to fire people and…
The sound editing category, which evolved out of the sound effects and sound effects editing category, is big on fantasy and animation this year. Randy Thom of Skywalker Sound has become a big force…
"Hitch" hottie Eva Mendes is toplining another Columbia Pictures pic, "Ghost Rider," opposite Nicolas Cage. Pic begins shooting Feb. 14 in Melbourne, Australia.
Screenplay consideration is currently divided into two categories: adapted and original works. Now may be the time, however, to add a third subgroup: everything by Charlie Kaufman.