The Sutherland Trophy, given to the best movie by a rookie or sophomore director at the London Film Festival, has been awarded to Siddiq Barmak's "Osama," the first film from post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Off-lot feature production activity in Hollywood rebounded in October while TV shoots remained at a record-setting pace during the month, according to figures released Thursday.
The Italian government backpedaled Thursday on a revamp that could have undermined the autonomy of Venice Film Festival parent org the Venice Biennale, paving the way for fest chief Moritz de…
The Amsterdam Appeal Court has upheld a ban on the Dutch publication of the Russian book "Tanya Grotter" on the grounds that it is a copyright and trademark infringement of J.K. Rowling's "Harry…
Former financier Graham Bradley has been tapped chairman of the Australian Film Finance Corp., the government's premier funding agency for films, miniseries, telepics and docus.
Local company Golden Harvest and China Film Group have pacted to co-finance and distribute Chinese-language films.
Vet actor Pepe Soriano ("Lugares comunes") will star in Argentinean helmer Rodrigo Furth's sophomore project "Hacer agua" (To Spring a Leak), a tragicomedy about the misadventures of an old factory…
Canuck coming-out-of-the-closet comedy "Mambo Italiano" has become the second-highest-grossing English-language Canadian film on its home turf after 1981's "Porky's."
A mixed bag of eclectic works by new directors from 12 countries will unspool at the 21st Turin Film Festival, the first edition headed by new co-directors Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan and Roberto…
Capitol Films has taken international sales rights to Robert Towne's "Ask The Dust" and Chazz Palminteri's directorial debut "Noel." "Ask The Dust," to be distributed domestically by DreamWorks, will…