The Mar de Plata Intl. Film Festival in Argentina has unveiled two sidebars for next year: an homage to Argentine director Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and a retrospective of Latin America political cinema…
Zurich-based Kinolatino has sold Antonio Serrano's Mexican B.O. smash "Sex, Shame & Tears" (Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas) to South Korea.
The only big news out of Germany these days is who is suing whom. Steve Golin's L.A.-based production entity Overt Operations said Wednesday it had filed for breach of contract against Kinowelt USA…
USA Films has paid under $1 million to acquire domestic distribution rights to Mira Nair's ensemble comedy "Monsoon Wedding."
Maeva Gatineau has been promoted to VP of acquisitions for Miramax Films. Gatineau, who has been working out of Miramax's U.K. office for the past four years, will continue to oversee European…
South African visual effects artist Jeremy Hattingh has a jumbo-sized problem -- how to make an elephant swing a helicopter around at the end of a rope.
You'd think that exhib execs -- whose job involves the actual theatrical screening of new releases -- would have a good feel for which pics will be hot and which are likely to tank. Guess again -…
Signaling the arrival of an aggressive new player in the Italian theatrical arena, 01 Distribution, the newly titled joint venture of Italian pubcaster division RAI Cinema and Vivendi's StudioCanal…
Miramax co-chairman Harvey Weinstein has frequently extolled the talents of Martin Scorsese -- never more so than during the making of "Gangs of New York." Miramax is co-financier and domestic…
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival will open its 36th edition with the world premiere of "An American Rhapsody" by Hungarian-born American director Eva Gardos.
Junkets have come to the Internet. Bad Internet buzz on the feature version of "Scooby Doo" has forced Warner Bros. to take the unusual step of flying a bunch of cyber-geeks halfway around the world.