Conventional wisdom has it that of the three major European film festivals, Venice can be the most filmmaker-friendly. Directors with American films unspooling there this year agree: It fits…
In the Aug. 30 Crix' Picks, the New York Times' film critic Vincent Canby's rating for "Tito and Me" should have been "Pro."
Just like the seemingly consistent California weather, this week's box office looks a lot like last week's box office. Again Warner Bros.' "The Fugitive" is the clear viewing choice in America, and…
Exhibitors were highly optimistic heading into this summer that it was going to be a big one. With the glut of pictures slated for release, they boasted that they were in a "no-lose situation."
In a topsy-turvy week at the foreign wickets, "Sliver" steamed into Germany and Austria, and "Hot Shots! Part Deux" had a jolly time in the U.K., Mexico and Eastern Europe.
The American Film Marketing Assn. has named Jonathan Wolf senior veepee of business development and administration. The new position is the first addition to the AFMA executive ranks in more than a…
Lost in the hoopla over this summer's record-breaking box office and blockbuster hits is the sad story of the also-rans -- the mid-range bread-and-butter films at nearly every studio that failed to…
The indie filmmaker -- a breed that's enjoying certain Hollywood recognition of late -- is flooding this year's Independent Feature Film Market with product. Current IFFM boasts 66 features, 107…
Having nabbed a 10.5 rating/19 share for its premiere episode Aug. 26, CBS' "Angel Falls" can no longer keep its little secret hidden.
Italian sales companies aren't turned off by the lack of an official market at the grande dame of European film festivals. With most international territories elusive to all but a handful of Italo…
Festgoers who love Venice the way it was -- sleepy, artsy and high-cultural -- will encounter a lot of Yank accents when the 50th go-round of the Venice Film Festival unspools on the Lido Aug…