The 50th Intl. Short Film Festival at Oberhausen will be opened Wednesday by German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.
A striking first feature by an unknown director from a village in central Turkey beat established helmers' pics to win the top local prize at the 23rd Intl. Istanbul Film Festival (April 10-25).
Creative London, a substantial package of support for the capital's 13 creative industries, was launched Monday by London Mayor Ken Livingstone's London Development Agency.
Jason Biggs has taken the lead role in Saul Metztein's "Guy X," a black comedy set in a secret Arctic military base in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.
Sam Mendes' next movie will be "Jarhead," a Universal drama based on Anthony Swofford's Persian Gulf-set Marine Corps. memoir. Red Wagon partners Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce. Shooting…
Filmmaker Steve Rosenbaum will add an intimate focus to the mix of political documentaries being readied for election-year release with "Inside the Bubble," a feature that trails the campaign team of…
MGM has placed a bet of $1 million to purchase an untitled poker pitch from Don Rhymer ("Big Momma's House") for Dylan Sellers to produce.
The Cannes Film Festival and Critics Week sidebar are putting aside their traditional rivalry to jointly present a film, Jacques Richard's docu "Henry Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinematheque."
Bruce Beresford will direct "The Contract" for Emmett/Furla Films and Millennium Films.
Members of the Intl. Cinematographers Guild have tapped Gary Dunham as president by a 52%-48% margin over Stephen Lighthill, after a campaign stressing the need for a more confrontational stance on…
Former Miramax Films exec Edward Noeltner has launched Los Angeles-based international sales shingle Cinema Management Group.
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