Hollywood's predilection for other people's money may be turning into an addiction: Almost all big-budget studio titles are now backed by companies that in turn get their coin from foreign…
Ivory Coast helmer Roger Gnoan M'Balla's controversial new film about slavery in Africa promises to shake up entrenched opinion on the sensitive subject.
Actor-director Maurizio Nichetti, one of Italy's most widely exported filmmakers, will unveil his new comedy "Honolulu Baby" to buyers on opening day of the American Film Market, Feb. 21.
An extraterrestrial disguised as a beautiful woman travels the Scottish highlands picking up brawny hitchhikers as food for an alien race.
James Dowaliby, former veep of production for Paramount Pictures Television Group's international division, has been tapped CEO of eMovies Internet, a video-on-demand subsid of San Francisco-based…
In this split-rights world we live in, whose Oscar nominations are they, anyway? No matter how you slice it, Sony Pictures Classics is justly proud with 13 Oscar noms -- 10 for "Crouching Tiger…
Breckin Meyer is in final negotiations to star opposite Meg Ryan in Miramax Films' "Kate and Leopold."
For many showbizzers, the road to Oscar is the Boulevard of Broken Dreams. Every year, there is speculation about Oscar "snubs." But somebody had to come in sixth place -- especially in the wide-open…
The 51st Berlin Intl. Film Festival kicked into high gear Feb. 9 with Danish Dogma title "Italian for Beginners," improving on a solid first fest day and a disappointing opening night with the WWII…
The American Film Market has announced its series of 2001 seminars to be held Feb. 21-28, including sessions organized by the WGA/West, the DGA, IFP/West and Women in Film.
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