Elia Schneider's "Punto y raya" of Venezuela grabbed the best picture award at the eighth Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Twentieth Century Fox-based Regency Enterprises has netted scribe-helmer John Stockwell to rewrite and direct the casino drama "Chasing the Whale."
Just for Variety: On the floor of the Democratic Convention at the Boston's Fleet Center Monday, Alex and Alex were fighting to interview Ron Reagan. They were Alexandra Kerry and "Alexandra Tanner"…
Applications are now being accepted for the UCLA Extension Writers' Program 2004-2005 Master Class in Screenwriting, which begins in October.
Courtenay Valenti has been promoted to exec VP of production at Warner Bros. Pictures. Valenti continues to report directly to prexy of production Jeff Robinov and joins fellow exec VPs Kevin…
"Spider-Man 2" swung into India over the weekend, knocking aside all box office records by a foreign-language movie, and sidelining traditional Bollywood fare.
Quentin Tarantino and Joe Dante are expected to attend the upcoming 61st Venice Film Festival, where the two U.S. helmers of Italian origin will be patrons and presenters of retrospective "Italian…
Michael Herbig's sci-fi spoof "(T)Raumschiff Surprise -- Periode 1" made German box office history on its opening weekend, boasting two million admissions and an expected take of E11 million ($13.3…
The world preem of "Cut," latest work by Cannes Grand Prix winner Park Chan-wook ("Old Boy"), wowed auds at the 8th Puchon Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), which wrapped Saturday.
Pjer Zalica's "Fuse," a black comedy about a Bosnian town preparing for a VIP's visit, was the surprise winner of the top Golden Palm Tree at the 25th Valencia Intl. Film Festival, also known as the…
Fine Line has paid Sogepaq over $5 million to acquire North American and all English-speaking distribution rights to Alejandro Amenabar's "Out to Sea," starring Javier Bardem.