Screenwriter Dennis Osborne and Jackie Autry have teamed up to form L.A.-based independent film company Control Freak Prods.
Kirk Harris, former co-founder of the indie production and distribution company FilmKitchen, has assembled a team of indie filmmakers and execs to form film production and distribution company Rogue…
Hal Haenel has been named vice president, production services, at 20th Century Fox, it was announced today by J.R. DeLang, executive vice president, studio and post production operations.
The inaugural San Francisco World Film Festival unspools today for a three-day run at S.F.'s Palace of Fine Arts and Avalon Ballroom. Fest is dedicated to showcasing films that promote change.
Madrid-based indie sales house Kevin Williams Associates has picked up international sales rights to Oliver Stone's Fidel Castro profile, the feature-length theatrical docu "Comandante."
The tyranny of past over present is taken for a cruise in "River," a Japanese crimer that initially flows with tantalizing twists but eventually runs dry. Former scripter Takayuki Suzui helms with…
A pair of film buffs search for true love in "The Seventh House," an Indonesian genre piece in "When Harry Met Sally ... " mold. Casting, production values and DV origins reflect the ultra-low…
Portuguese-speakers number 200 million globally, and Victor Lopes' wide-ranging travelogue offers a fascinating glimpse of their diversity, only to drop the ball in the editing room. Without some…
Global Film Initiative, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide exposure in the U.S. for films from developing countries, will partner with 12 regional cultural institutions for its Global Lens…
The Intl. Cinematographers Guild has selected 11 of its brethren as the most influential cinematographers in the history of filmmaking.
Recent Korean cinema hasn't been short on movies that push the sexual envelope, but "Sweet Sex & Love," the first feature by former adult-movie director Bong man-dae, manages to come up with a few…