Xavier Marce has been named director of Catalonia's Institut Catala de les Industries Culturals (ICIC), Spain's second-largest film subsidy board. He replaced Jordi Penas as of Thursday.
After cooling to one another in recent years, Canal Plus and the Cannes Film Festival have become an item again.
"Faithless Games," largely overlooked internationally and ignored locally, took the top award at the 17th Finale festival of Czech films.
With production booming in Argentina -- 100 domestic pix are set for release this year, double that of 2003, the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film has added more films, screens…
"The Twins Effect" drew six nods out of seven noms, as the Hong Kong Film Awards ceremony revived its pre-SARS glamour with the return of a red carpet and nary a face mask.
Studio Hamburg's international production arm WorldWide Pictures (WWP) is partnering with Joel Silver's Silver Pictures on the sequel to "Dungeons and Dragons" and with Keystone Entertainment on…
Spain's powerful Fapae producers' lobby has issued a wish list of measures it would like Spain's incoming socialist government to adopt -- less than three weeks after they swept the March 14 general…
Universal has optioned Jennifer Weiner's upcoming novel "Little Earthquakes" to adapt into a feature Double Feature's Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg will produce in a deal worth high-five against…
Los Angeles-based Pathfinder Pictures has formed a joint distribution alliance with Japanese unit Klockworx Co. to release films in the U.S. market, starting with cult director Takashi Miike's crazed…
Drawing on his 40-year association with the presidential hopeful, documaker George Butler is producing and directing "Tour of Duty," a film on Democratic candidate John Kerry, which will hit theaters…
Former Paramount prexy John Goldwyn and producer Sara Colleton ("Riding in Cars With Boys") have optioned Sabin Willett's "Present Value," a tale of suburban overachievers whose lives unravel.