Documaker Tareque Masud makes a confident transition to narrative drama with "The Clay Bird," returning to his childhood in the politically turbulent period before East Pakistan gained independence…
A first feature about bereavement, "17 Times Cecile Cassard" fails to shed new light on the painful subject. Ponderously and self-importantly directed, pic follows a recently widowed woman -- a one…
Paramount Classics has acquired North American rights to "The Way Home," a South Korean drama directed by Lee Jeong-Hyang.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Quebec actress-warbler Carole Laure turns to directing, considerably assisted by her artistic deviser, co-screenwriter, co-producer and d.p. Pascal Arnold, and the results are decidedly mixed.
Citing his work on the runaway production issue, the Directors Guild of America has tapped Rep. Charles Rangel for an award at its third annual DGA Honors gala June 9.
Juan Jose Campanellas' "Son of the Bride" is set to open this year's Munich Int'l Film Festival.
Bonnie Hlinomaz has joined Seven Hills Pictures as vp of features production and will also produce company's upcoming "Stateside" with producer Robert Greenhut.
Advanced Medien has reached a settlement with director Wolfgang Petersen.
A collection of more than 180 shorts from 39 countries will unspool at the Canadian Film Centre's Worldwide Short Film Festival, skedded to run June 4-9 in Toronto.
Scribe-helmer Peter Wellington's "Luck" began a month of principal photography in Toronto this week.