James Bond has lucked out. Used to be superstitious Chinese moviegoers would never buy a ticket for a pic with a title that had the word "die" in it during the Chinese New Year. It wouldn't be good…
The Orange British Academy of Film & Television Arts Film Academy founded: April 16, 1947 (merged with TV Guild in 1958). First film awards: 1949 Film eligibility criteria: Film must have been…
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The crown jewel of French media has lost its luster, throwing the entire Gallic industry into disarray.
After a toothless decade, the Berlin bear has discovered its political bite again in the face of global crisis. Unspooling under the shadow of imminent war, the 53rd Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb…
Cannes, Toronto, the American Film Market...and now the Academy Foreign Language Screening Committee? Distribution execs are discovering that an Academy membership card can also make good business…
Do not adjust your TV sets. The flood of new ads promoting pics like "Chicago," "Gangs of New York" and "The Hours" does not mean they are just now arriving in theaters. If you live in Gotham or…
In the beginning, decisions about where to shoot a movie were easy to make: It was always the backlot. Now, several factors are changing all that.
It's been a fab February so far, thanks to a slew of local heroes plus the runaway success of "Catch Me If You Can," last week's fiery bow by "Red Dragon" in Japan and jaunty world preems by "The…
They may not be in Blighty anymore, but expatriate Brits in the U.S. are not about to be left out of the increasingly important BAFTA action.
Hollywood may be hot again as the location destination of choice, but a handful of far-flung foreign spots are also fiercely vying for American film and TV shoots.