Goosing the fall biz, national films drew crowds in Italy, France and Spain last week, alongside some U.S. heavyhitters.
The role of international co-production in financing projects will be the focus at Sithengi, next month's Southern African Intl. Film & Television Market in Cape Town.
When "Jackass the Movie" opens Oct. 25, it will again test the synergistic relationship between MTV Films and its corporate parent Paramount.
Remembering the successes of recent local comedies like "My Sassy Girl," "My Wife Is a Gangster" and "Doosabu Ilche," Korean filmmakers lined up a long list of funny pics for this fall.
If you think your boss can be ghoulish, check out Sega prexy Peter Moore. The normally natty Englishman played a zombie during filming this summer of the movie version of his vidgame company's gory…
Orlando, Fla., is one of the world's steamiest locales, but Frank Stirling had to be sweating even more than most at ShowEast.
An enjoyable but soapy take on life in Chile's underbelly, Nicolas Acuna's sophomore feature "Paradise B" is a mainstream thrills and romance vehicle which rolls along rapidly without ever changing…
A trio of self-centered teenaged chums drives across Canada to fulfill a suicide pact in indulgent, wildly overlong "deadend.com." Doing exactly what title promises, pic, which director S. Wyeth…
Teaming of loopy comedienne Miriam Yeung and perma-tan hunk Louis Koo, plus a relaxed, improvisational feel, makes "Dry Wood Fierce Fire" an unexpected delight among this year's Hong Kong romantic…
German producer-distributor Senator Entertainment has concluded an extensive TV licensing pact with insolvent TV group Kirch Media. Senator expects second half revenues of €25 million ($24 million)…
FRIGHTENING FORECAST By Thanksgiving, eight horror-suspense pics will have flooded the market, this weekend’s "Abandon" and "The Ring" among them. Distribs hope that the onslaught of thriller…