Benno Schoberth's "Shelter" received a hospitable response from IFP/New York, picking up its work-in-progress completion award. Weeklong market officially wraps up today, but prizes were handed out…
Revolution Studios has acquired the rights to Portia Iversen's yet-to-be-published book "Strange Son" for Julia Roberts to produce and potentially topline.
Jay Wolpert has signed for a mid- to high-six figure sum to pen a rewrite of the period action-drama "Escape From Libby Prison" for Warner Bros. Pictures.
In a writing and directing deal worth $975,000 against $3 million, Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont have sold a romantic comedy pitch, "Married in the Morning," to Columbia Pictures and Neal Moritz's…
Helmer-scribe Carlos Sorin, whose "Historias minimas" (Minimal Stories) scooped the special jury prize at the 2002 San Sebastian Film Festival, will begin lensing comedy "Le Chien" (The Dog) in…
Filmmaker Ron Mann and music and film promoter Gary Topp have set up Toronto-based film distribution company filmswelike, announcing that they have picked up "The Weather Underground" from Sam Green…
More than 100 films from 40 countries will screen at the sixth Mumbai Film Festival Nov. 20-27. Fest features a competition section for the first time.
Moves by two majors on Japan's hot animation front gave opposite signals.
Amiable and witty Uruguayan road movie "A Trip to the Seaside" is a modest charmer. Completist fests will jump at the chance for a rare feature from South America's second smallest nation, and offers…
Radical street theater meets consumer culture and inevitably loses, in Achero Manas' sophomore movie, "November." But it's an enjoyably vibrant struggle while it lasts. Helmer Manas' debut, "Pellet,"…
A minor-key criss-crosser about the secret anxieties of a group of thirtysomethings, "In the City" is smartly-observed and features a range of solid performances. However, odd pacing…