Miramax Films' "In the Bedroom," directed and written by Todd Field, has won the sixth annual Satyajit Ray Award.
On the heels of an $80 million opening weekend for the video version of one of last summer's biggest releases, pioneering filmmaker Tim Burton will be inducted into the Video Business Video Hall of…
Milan-based rights trader Mediafilm, a long-established buyer of nontheatrical product for Italy, will launch its own distrib unit, Mediafilm Cinema, in 2002.
The U.K.'s Film Council has taken the unprecedented step of investing £500,000 ($705,000) of lottery coin into a French-lingo movie, Patrice Leconte's "L'homme du train."
Jacques Rivette's "Va Savoir" and Peter Cattaneo's "Lucky Break" bookended the 42nd Intl. Thessaloniki Film Festival amid a strong showing of regional fare.
The second Tokyo Filmex Intl. Auteur Film Festival ended Sunday with the Grand Prix of one million yen ($8,250) and 20,000 feet of Kodak-sponsored film stock going to Song Il-Gon's "Flower Island."
With sold-out screenings kicking off at one minute past midnight Nov. 22 and running throughout the night, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" set a slew of German box office records.
Beatriz Flores Silva's "Tricky Girl," ("En la puta vida"), Uruguay's foreign-lingo Oscar candidate, took the Gold Columbus best film nod at the 27th Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival (Nov. 17-24).
Peter Wade is proof that it's possible to transition smoothly from prison to Wall Street to movie directing.
Cedric the Entertainer has inked a seven-figure deal with Fox Searchlight to star in and produce a family comedy feature.
Kiwi thesp Martin Henderson ("Windtalkers") is set to star opposite Naomi Watts in "Ring" for helmer Gore Verbinski and DreamWorks Pictures.