The Xeno Intl. Film Festival, a new sidebar of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival and the New Europe '99 Festival, starts today and runs through Oct. 31 with eight U.S. premieres and…
Defiantly flying against the current grain of hip slasher thrillers and supernatural melodramas, "Bats" is an unabashedly retrograde horror opus about winged predators with bad attitudes and big…
Against a backdrop of rising concern about the impact of increasing offshore production on the struggling Oz film and TV industry, the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia (SPAA) is staging its 14th…
The Hamptons Film Festival got down to business Thursday afternoon, with a host of world preems, including Harry Ralston's "The Last Man" and "Angel's Ladies."
Filmmakers working on a silent-movie retrospective have discovered what is thought to be the only existing complete copy of German director Robert Wiene's 1923 silent film "I.N.R.I." (Crown of…
Spyglass Entertainment -- leaving no time for anyone else even to nibble -- has preemptively gobbled up "Borrowed Time" in its first pitch purchase to date.
John Schultz, director of Fox's current release "Drive Me Crazy," will next conduct "Mayhem" for Fox Searchlight Pictures. The black comedy-thriller could go before the cameras in Europe this spring.
Starting out with a punch -- and cider -- AFI's 13th annual L.A. Film Fest begins pouring itself out today with the U.S. preem of Miramax's "The Cider House Rules" at the Egyptian.
The Tom Hanks starrer "The Green Mile" drew a strongly positive response Wednesday from attendees at ShowEast.
Columbia TriStar Intl. is in advanced negotiations to acquire FilmFour's "Gangster No. 1" in multiple international territories, including Japan, Australia and Latin America.
Joan Bakewell has been appointed chair of the British Film Institute, succeeding vet helmer Alan Parker, who is heading the U.K.'s new Film Council.