Measured by the amount of applause, the audience award at Variety's Pitch Me!! Session Saturday went to "Homecoming Queen," Lawrence Robinson's comedic tale of a re-run beauty contest 30 years after…
Having established itself as Spain's premier distribution springboard for edgy left-of-field films, the Gijon Intl. Film Festival will create a second competition for children's films, targeted at…
Kirsten Sheridan ("Disco Pigs") is set to write and direct a biopic of Russian gymnast Olga Korbut for Treasure Entertainment, the recently expanded Irish production outfit.
Producer Carlo Freccero says documentary "Bella Ciao" has found "asylum" at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was shown Saturday at a Critics Week special screening.
Senator has come on board to fully finance and produce the broad comedy "The Virgin of Liverpool," starring Ricky Tomlinson, Paul Barber and comedian Johnny Vegas. Senator Intl. will handle worldwide…
There's a wonderful idea buried in the aggressively tedious home movie that is "Purely Coincidental." Partly staged documentary, starring and collectively perpetrated by a group of six male pals who…
Hong Kong filmmaker Gordon Chan says he's looking to craft pics that better reflect today's increasingly borderless world.
As a portrait of the unflappable and moral professional photographer with an eye for the right image at the right time, "War Photographer" has no peer. Director Christian Frei refuses to take on…
The U.K.'s Film Council and Italy's RAI Cinema have come on board to develop the next movie by Danis Tanovic, the Bosnian writer-director whose debut pic "No Man's Land" won last year's script prize…
Hugh Jackman is in talks to star in "Grand Theft Parsons," a $5 million pic based on the true story of what happened to the dead body of country-rock icon Gram Parsons.
Producers Marc and Peter Samuelson have optioned the best-selling Alex Rider series of teen spy novels, which they will develop under their new overall deal with the Isle of Man Film Commission.