Gotham-based specialty boutique Rialto Pictures has acquired a package of four 1960s French classics from the Argos Films library including Robert Bresson's "Au hasard Balthazar," opening Friday at…
Prolific Chilean filmmaker Raul Ruiz will be the "Filmmaker in Focus" at January's Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam.
Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi has dedicated his Chicago film fest Gold Hugo kudos for "Crimson Gold" to Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian Nobel Peace Prize honoree, in an open letter published in his…
Anant Singh's Videovision Entertainment has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Africa's first full-length animated feature, "The Legend of the Sky Kingdom."
Intense, eerie pic makes the most of Super-8, digital video, spooky sound design and a talented cluster of actors to yield a pic that toys with regret, near-death experience and the unknowable…
Francois Da Silva, the ousted artistic topper of Cannes film fest sidebar Directors Fortnight, has landed a tailor-made job at Luc Besson's EuropaCorp.
Are there now two dozen people running around H'wood claiming they produced a hot film festival entry starring Giovanni Ribisi and Christina Ricci? Question is more intriguing than what happens…
Confirming expectations, producer and TV exec Pedro Perez has been elected prexy of Spain's powerful producers lobby, the Federacion de Asociaciones Audiovisuales Espanoles (FAPAE).
The undersigned join IFP, the Writers Guild of America, AFMA, BAFTA/LA, BAFTA/EC, over 150 filmmakers; and virtually every member of the creative community urging the MPAA and the studios it…
A portrait of the nature of anxiety as much as of its central character, "That Woman," written for Josiane Balasko -- who excels as a cop plagued by grief-triggered insomnia -- is elaborate and…