The Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund has chosen 30 projects in its first round of awards for promising films by non-Western filmmakers.
Sometimes over the past 10 days, it has seemed that there have been two Cannes Film Festivals going on.
David Picker has worn many hats, including running three movie studios and bringing to the bigscreen writing talent such as Woody Allen, Steve Martin and Francois Truffaut.
William Morris Independent, the division headed by the William Morris Agency's Cassian Elwes and Rena Ronson, has formed an alliance with financier-producer Bob Yari to launch film financier El…
If you believe the hype, the box office is blazing. Media coverage suggests the record bows of "X2" and "The Matrix Reloaded" got the summer off to an explosive start. A closer look at the data…
The real high rollers here at the Cannes Film Festival didn't waste their time at the roulette tables of the Royal Casino. They were placing their big bets from hotel rooms, laying the financial…
Take an old film, tweak it with tech to seem like a new one, then release it on a hot distribution platform. That fueled the colorization fight a decade ago, when Ted Turner tried to tint…
Bavaria Film Int'l. has seen brisk sales to European and Asian buyers at the Cannes movie mart, with local hit "Good Bye, Lenin!" and Oscar winner "No Where in Africa" leading the pack.
Swiss media group Highlight Communications, which is in the process of taking over leading German producer Constantin Film, posted a 14% rise in first quarter net profits to CHF4.9 million ($3.8…