Simon Field, co-director of the Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam, will become director of the U.K.'s Illuminations Films after he steps down from his current slot when the 12-day fest shutters Feb. 1.
Film, TV and video associations have teamed up to oppose attempts by a European Union executive arm to change the rules governing state aid for films.
French director Claire Denis; leading South Korean new waver Jang Sun-Woo; vet Brazilian helmer Julio Bressane; Dutch writer Hafid Bouazza ("The Feet of Abdullah"); and Chris Dercon, director of the…
"Along Came Polly" made for a jolly Martin Luther King holiday weekend at Universal, as the Ben Stiller-Jennifer Aniston laffer opened with an estimated $27.6 million.
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What's next? Lew Wasserman: The E! True Hollywood Story? Hollywood's interest in its legendary dealmakers -- Sam Goldwyn, Robert Evans, Wasserman -- is as keen as ever.
While the Venice Film Festival is still mired in the murky waters of Italian political intrigue, the appointment of former banker Davide Croff as president of the Venice Biennale, its parent org…
KOLKATA More and more U.S. and European production studios are outsourcing their animation programs to India.
Mel Gibson has decided to open "The Passion of the Christ" on a scale typical of big-budget Hollywood pics. (Icon and Newmarket are aiming for 2,000 U.S. screens for its Feb. 25 opening.) But the way…
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