One of the biggest success stories of the annual Sithengi Southern African Film & Television Market, the Cape Town World Cinema Festival, is being held for the third time this year from Nov. 12-20 in…
The CGI toon biz may be growing, but it's a small world after all. DreamWorks bowed "Shrek 2" on DVD Nov. 5 -- the same day Disney and Pixar's "The Incredibles" hit the bigscreen.
The release of Chinese helmer Wong Kar Wai's "2046'' has been delayed in Thailand due to a battle over a brief shot of Thai singer/actor Thongchai McIntyre.
Here's a tip for disgruntled filmmakers: An hour at Kinko's is cheaper than an hour in a lawyer's office. When the American Film Market opened Wednesday, "A Foreign Affair" director Helmut Schleppi…
This week Bollywood will see and hear dead people at a time when many Indians flock to the theater during the major Hindu holiday of Diwali.
New MPAA topper Dan Glickman's announcement last week that studios will begin suing those who download movies online generated plenty of headlines, but few expect it to make a dent in the problem.
Teutonic spoof "Seven Dwarfs" made exhibs in German-speaking markets deliriously happy last week, while bookers in France were predicting a reasonably long engagement for "A Very Long Engagement"…
Martin Scorsese's eyes have been on the skies with "The Aviator," but he's briefly turned his gaze to the seas to endorse a low-budget pic on a Brooklyn lobster biz.
It's relatively easy for young directors in Australia to make their first feature film -- but many never get the chance to do another.
Specialty film execs and agents are panting at the prospect of a Sundance lineup chockful of highly anticipated films after light buying in Toronto and an AFM that's serving more leftovers than main…
As Spain's independent distribs trawl the halls of the American Film Market this week, many will be thanking their lucky stars for Spanish commercial web Antena 3.