Peter Dinges was appointed Friday the chairman of Germany's Federal Film Board (FFA) for a five-year term starting in April. He will replace Rolf Baehr, who is retiring from the post he has held…
Imax aims to make Bollywood even more larger than life by refitting Indian classics in its giant-screen format, Imax VP John Schreiner said on a trip to Mumbai.
"Bailey," a C$10 million ($7.4 million) Canada-U.K. co-production about a talking dog, has begun lensing in the Toronto area.
Tuesday's news that the major Hollywood studios has signed off on the ban on awards screeners was sure to be embraced by Latin American distribs and exhibs.
Three cross-sections of Sri Lankan society are exposed via separate storylines. Fifth feature of Prasanna Vithanage is an uneven mixture of dramatic elements in search of a common thread. Helmer's…
Onetime enfant terrible of Japanese cinema shows a new mellowness with "Like Asura," a warm, witty and well-observed tale of four sisters and their emotional ups-and-downs. Here there's a palpable…
Jere Hausfater has joined Miramax Films as exec VP and co-head of Miramax Intl. He begins work next week.
Copenhagen's fourth Buster Intl. Children's Film Festival bowed Monday with a screening of Japanese helmer Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar-winning "Spirited Away," a competish contender.
Moves by two majors on Japan's hot animation front provided conflicting signals.
Estelle Morris, the U.K.'s recently appointed arts minister, has thrown her weight behind the film industry's campaign to renew production tax breaks.
A psychiatric hospital whodunit, crossed with a serial-killer police procedural. Presence of Sylvie Testud and Lambert Wilson -- both quite good in soul-searching perfs -- should foster initial…