The French film world on Thursday paid its last respects to Maurice Pialat, the notoriously difficult but influential film director who died on Saturday aged 77.
Teutonic film group Constantin has picked up German-speaking theatrical, video and DVD to "(T)Raumschiff Surprise -- Periode 1," a "Star Trek" spoof from "Manitou's Shoe" helmer Michael Herbig.
Peter Care's "The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys," starring Jodie Foster, will be among the pics screening at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival's children's sidebar next month.
German film group Senator Entertainment's chief operating officer Friedrich-Carl Wachs is quitting after just nine months. Company said Wachs' exit was a mutual decision. He will leave Jan. 31.
The Directors Guild of America has tapped Martin Scorsese to receive its lifetime achievement award, the org's highest tribute. In the guild's 67-year history, only 29 directors have previously been…
A high-concept, riveting police drama, in which two Hong Kong cops (each informing for the other side) find their destinies inextricably intertwined, "Infernal Affairs" holds its audience in a…
Taking an unpredictable turn in the season's wide-open race for feature honors, the Producers Guild of America has opted mostly for large-scale and high-grossing releases as nominees for its best…
About nine years ago when Bill Mechanic, then Fox Filmed Entertainment chairman, read tyro scribe Antwone Fisher's original screenplay, his first reaction was that it was very rough in the writing…
For a screenwriter, adapting a true story means performing a precarious balancing act. The problem, simply put, is that life is not drama.
I'll tell you one question that never popped into my head during the months it took me to adapt Charles Dickens' 777-page novel "Nicholas Nickleby" into a screenplay: How will I ever find enough…