Director Denys Arcand displayed just the right touch of passion, humility, and humor when speaking at the Variety Screening Series Q&A session Nov. 10 following "The Barbarian Invasions" showcase…
As "Memoirs of a Geisha" inches closer to being made into a film, its producers are hoping the long process of adapting the bestselling novel proves that good things come to those who wait.
It ain't over yet, but the fat lady is loosening up her vocal chords for Mifed. The organizers of the Milan film market spent much of the just-concluded 70th edition (Nov. 8-13) in a rear-guard…
Hollywood's young leading men are lining up to take advantage of an expected casting change in Cameron Crowe's "Elizabethtown."
In a season of box office disappointments, a formulaic Bollywood pic about a love story among two senior citizens -- replete with songs and dances and lots of tearjerking drama -- is going…
Will Singapore sling some moolah Hollywood's way? Industryites sure hope so. Or more precisely, they pray somebody will become the latest source of what's often indelicately referred to as…
New film industry directives due to take effect Dec. 1 will dramatically change the way both domestic and Sino-foreign productions are financed and regulated.
Vet TV writer-producer Dean Hargrove doesn't exactly fit the profile of your typical Sundance Film Fest filmmaker. Yet at the moment he's no different from, say, a USC film school grad waiting to…
It's a sobering stat: Film Finance Corp. Australia has invested in 169 feature films in the past 15 years, of which only eight have turned a profit. Two more -- Phillip Noyce's "Rabbit-Proof Fence"…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
A clutch of attractive projects were presented at the fourth Ibero-American Co-Production Forum, a three-day minimart that wrapped Nov. 11 aimed at structuring pic co-productions between Latin…