The studio's plain-speaking distribution topper vows to claim this year's box office market share crown for Warners, a bit of a brave prediction considering the studio ranked third until last…
New York filmmaker Amos Kollek is in post-production on a documentary for French/German TV channel Arte that takes the pulse of his hometown three months after the World Trade Center terrorist attack.
War. Social and political tension. Economic hardship. Rabid anti-American sentiment in some quarters. The general political and social climate in much of the Middle East is in turmoil, which hardly…
David Baddiel, one of the U.K.'s best-known comedians, has hooked up with Winchester Entertainment in a unique venture to develop a slate of comedy movies.
The big winner of this year's 4th Pusan Promotion Plan, Asia's premier meeting place for filmmakers, producers and distribs, was Korea's hottest young helmer Kim Ki-Duk . The PPP is a pre-market for…
Amid the biggest boom in the history of the country's cinema, the sixth edition of the Pusan Intl. Film Festival (Nov. 9-17) underlined its status as East Asia's leading event, with a rich selection…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Weeks after Washington enlisted Hollywood's help with the war effort, Fox has organized the international premiere of "Behind Enemy Lines" this Thanksgiving weekend on a U.S. aircraft carrier…
The Ontario Film Review Board has rated Catherine's "Fat Girl," the new film by controversial French director Catherine Breillat ("Romance"), "not approved" on appeal. The ruling effectively bans the…
The Sundance Institute has announced its 21-project lineup for the second annual Sundance Online Film Festival. Event runs Dec. 20-Jan. 20, with awards presented Jan. 17.
On Nov. 5 an immaculately turned-out Juan Jose Nieto, prexy of Telefonica Media, took the stage at a Madrid hotel to make a rare public declaration about the company's future and rename it Admira.