Vivendi Universal chief Jean-Marie Messier on Thursday moved to quell continuing French anxiety over Canal Plus' role in Gallic film financing, promising it would keep on shelling out "at least until…
The Nortel Network Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival will bestow nods upon Andy Garcia, Irwin Winkler, Arthur Hiller and Hans Zimmer during the fest's 13th annual run, which kicks off Jan 10.
Dallas' Deep Ellum Film, Music, Art, and Noise organization (DEFMAN), current sponsor of the Deep Ellum Film Festival in Dallas, has assumed responsibility for hosting the Santa Monica Film Festival…
"Singin' in the Rain" director Stanley Donen has been tapped to receive the 2002 Board of Governors award from the American Society of Cinematographers.
Devotees of the Emperor need look no further than "Kurosawa," a handy two-hour docu on the late director (1910-98) that gets in all the basic information and archive footage but also manages to add…
While French cinema pulled in increased market share at home in 2001 (Daily Variety, Jan. 3), pics also exported well, according to figures released by Unifrance this week.
The blacklist era will be the subject of a full-scale exhibition, "Reds and Blacklists: Political Struggles in the Movie Industry," to be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences…
The Afghanistan capital of Kabul will be the venue of the Indian Film Festival 2002, according to an announcement from India's Information & Broadcasting Ministry and the Directorate of Film…
One of the real-life heroes featured in Bertrand Tavernier's wartime drama "Laissez Passer" will today seek an injunction against the new pic's release on French screens next week.
While headliners Rupert Everett and Elle Macpherson distinguish themselves by voicing their own dialogue in passable Italian, there's little else to be said in favor of "South Kensington."