A young teen violinist finds himself torn between art and mammon in "Together," a glossy, old-fashioned heartwarmer set amid the alleyways and concert halls of modern Beijing. Pic reps an attempt by…
Backers of efforts to fight runaway production are about to launch an initiative asking that the World Trade Organization rule that Canadian production subsidies are illegal.
The fall season abroad looked to be gathering steam last weekend, sparked by "Signs," "Men in Black II," "Road to Perdition," "XXX" and even domestic underachiever "Reign of Fire."
Recent USC film school grad Jeff Wadlow was named winner of this year's Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival, snaring a feature production deal with Universal.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. will honor Ken Burns with its 2002 career achievement award.
M. Night Shyamalan, whose summer suspenser "Signs" has soared north of $200 million domestically, was named Monday to receive the Kodak Award at ShowEast 2002.
American Cinematheque will fete Denzel Washington at the org's 17th annual benefit gala.
Actress Katrin Cartlidge, best known for her roles in British director Mike Leigh's films, died over the weekend of Sept. 7-8 in London from complications of pneumonia and septicemia. She was 41.
One theater in Bombay showing controversial Hindi movie "Ek Chhotisi Love Story" ("A Small Love Story") was attacked by Hindi right-wingers because it allegedly showed too much female flesh.
Vet Aussie helmer-writer-producer Mike Thornhill won the Cecil Holmes award for contributions to directing at the Australian Screen Directors Assn. annual conference in Sydney on Saturday.
Filmauro, one of Italy's top independent production-distribution outfits, has appointed Veronica Mona head of acquisitions, replacing chief buyer Maria Grazia Vairo, who is ankling to pursue other…