The Australian film industry's export promo arm AusFilm has strengthened its L.A. office by tapping Megan Worthy deputy film commissioner. She will work with L.A.-based film commissioner David Pratt.
Frosh helmer Jose Emilio Rondeau will finish lensing rock 'n' roll love story "1972" this month.
Latin America's largest animation fest, the 10th Anima Mundi, will kick off today in Brazil.
The government's new Cinema Superior Committee, responsible for film industry policy, will meet for the first time next month.
Government funding agency Telefilm Canada bowed to pressure Thursday to open up its C$100 million ($65.5 million) feature film fund to broadcaster-affiliated production companies.
Irritated by the government's lack of action, producers are to open a Czech Film Center on Sept. 2 to promote local pics and help the international industry converging on Prague.
Major Japanese publishing house Kadokawa Publishing is the latest firm to get into content development.
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Actor Clifton Collins Jr. has landed inside the ring opposite John Leguizamo for HBO boxing project "Infamous."
Mark Rydell will direct thriller "The Locked Room" for RKO, based on the third novella in Paul Auster's "The New York Trilogy."
Box office mayhem is the marquee attraction this weekend. Four wide openers do battle starting Friday, with Sony's sci-fi actioner "Men in Black II" certain to slay at least $20 million over its soph…