Romania's Transylvania Film Festival has gained accreditation from the Paris-based Intl. Federation of Film Producers Assn., which regulates fests.
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival has announced tributes to Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve and helmer Samuel Fuller for its 46th edition from July 1-9.
Texas high school theater teacher Lynn Shaw is being groomed to become the star of Disney's latest inspirational tale.
Andres Veiel is no stranger to the Red Army Faction, the terrorist group whose roots he explores in his Berlin competition film, "If Not Us, Who."
Warner Bros. is looking to use Apple's app store to boost legit movie downloads.
A long-awaited co-production treaty between Russia and Germany should be signed this summer, helping to boost projects between the countries.
John Fusco has signed on to write the screenplay adaptation of Peter Guralnick's "Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley" for Twentieth Century Fox.
Chile's Ceneca, France's JBA Prod. and Germany's Hanfgarn & Ufer Filmproduktion are teaming to produce "Carne de perro" (Dog Flesh), a product of the latest Cannes Festival Cinefondation Residence.
Up-and-coming kid thesp Dakota Goyo has reteamed with his "Real Steel" partner Hugh Jackman to voice a character in DreamWorks Animation's 3D fantasy "Rise of the Guardians."
France's Ajoz Films has teamed with Spain's Tormenta Films, Maestranza Films and Zircocine to produce adventure story and political thriller "Operacion E," to be helmed by Miguel Courtois.
Germany has become the country the global film biz can't live without: More than 100 of the 385 worldwide films at the Berlinale were made with Teutonic participation.