Ewan McGregor starrer "Young Adam," directed by David Mackenzie, copped the top prize at the 57th Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, which closed Sunday.
Arclight Films has nabbed a big slice of "Fat Pizza," Village Roadshow's Oz comedy that has grossed nearly $A4 million ($2.6 million) Down Under.
Distrib exec Ignacio Puebla has been tapped as general manager of operations at Barcelona-based indie distribbery Manga Films.
Norwegian director Bent Hamer, whose "Kitchen Stories" won the Europa Cinema distribution prize in Directors Fortnight at Cannes, scooped the Amanda for film at the 31st Norwegian Intl. Film Festival…
Mexican authorities are investigating the Aug. 16 shooting of an extra by an actor using what was supposed to have been a gun loaded with blanks on the set of the direct-to-video pic "Revenge of the…
Michael Chapman, who lensed Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," "The Last Waltz" and "Raging Bull," has been tapped to receive the American Society of Cinematographers' lifetime achievement award.
IFP/Chicago will hold its 12th annual Independent Filmmakers Conference at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Event features panels and seminars about timely and important…
Gotham-based City Lights Pictures has pacted with Short End Prods. to produce sexy teen horror pic "Tamara," from scribe Jeffrey Reddick, creator of New Line's "Final Destination" franchise, and…
The Orinda Film Festival will return for its second edition Sept. 18-21.
The 19th Alexandria Film Festival has lined up more than 40 films from around the region for its Sept. 3-9 run, according to fest chief Mohamed Kamel Al-Kalyouby.
East of Doheny and prexy Jeffrey Kramer have established an independent production company, Juniper Place Prods. to develop and produce features and television for all markets. Kramer will relinquish…