Tyro filmmakers and screenwriters will get a shot at minor fame with two just-announced contests. Sony and AtomFilms are sponsoring a contest that will allow three would-be filmmakers to create their…
The Angelus Awards Student Film Fest, which fetes student filmmakers in animation, docu and live-action categories, has announced its slate of finalists for $23,000 in prize money at the org's 7th…
Helmer Miguel Pereira is replacing Claudio Espana as artistic coordinator of Argentina's Mar del Plata Film Festival, the national film institute Incaa announced Thursday.
Director Guel Arraes, whose re-edited TV miniseries "The Dog's Will" broke Brazilian B.O. and attendance records for a local production in 2000, is lensing his first theatrical pic.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (as it's known in overseas markets), "Monsters, Inc." and "Stuart Little 2" have been nominated in the…
Keeping American dollars flowing at Cinecitta in the wake of "Gangs of New York," Morgan Creek's horror prequel "Exorcist: The Beginning" started pre-production at the Rome studios last week, marking…
The London Screenings may be dead, but lots of indie pics are lighting up theaters in the U.K. capitol this week thanks to Raindance.
While aggressive Academy campaigns are nothing new in the U.S., laid-back Italy is a different matter.
Shooting your next movie in Japan should be a breeze, at least when it comes to the promised assistance of no less than 34 local film commissions covering the whole country from northern Hokkaido to…
Paramount's "Jackass The Movie," the big-screen adaptation of an MTV show mixing scary stunts and body parts, kicked butt at the box office this weekend with $22.7 million in estimated opening…