Australian film and TV honchos urged the government to protect the industry from Hollywood incursions on Thursday when it starts talks on a free-trade pact with the U.S.
The Palm Springs Intl. Film Fest has tapped Colleen Atwood to receive its Jean Luis kudo for achievement in costume design.
411 Publishing and Media-Match.com have partnered to launch Crew411.com, an online database of more than 30,000 resumes of freelance film and TV production professionals.
A wopping 210,000 filmgoers picked up cut-price tickets to see locally made pics at Cinemark's Third Brazil Screening on Nov. 4.
Bill Plympton's animated feature "Mutant Aliens" walked off with the top prize at Spain's first Tenerife Intl. Animation Festival (Nov. 6 through Sunday).
German state film subsidy board Filmstiftung NRW has linked up with Israel's Film Fund to encourage collaboration between the two countries' film industries.
"waydowntown" director Gary Burns is returning to high rises for "A Problem With Fear," a dark comedy in which elevators, escalators and revolving doors have it in for the suits.
Luc Besson's next project as helmer is to be based on his self-penned fairy tale "Arthur et les Minimoys," which hits French stores Wednesday.
Germany's most successful producer-distributor, Constantin Film, has not escaped the fate of other struggling Teutonic media companies: It posted nine-month net losses of $7.4 million on Thursday, up…
United Artists is in negotiations to acquire remake rights to the 1997 Japanese horror pic "Cure," which will be produced with Michael Stipe and Sandy Stern's Single Cell Prods.
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