"In a way, the New York Film Festival was a victim of its own success," says fest programmer Richard Pena.
For $1,450, budding auteurs can learn filmmaking from Werner Herzog -- but he cautions the faint of heart to stay away.
Christian Poveda's documentary "La vida loca" will become one of the first feature films commercially distributed in Europe by satellite when it opens in France on Sept. 30.
With a thriving film industry churning out an average of two feature films a day, Nigerians are used to seeing themselves on the bigscreen.
As the spectacular 2008 Olympics proved, no one organizes public events with the same attention to detail as the Chinese government.
Estonia's Tallinn Black Nights, one of Eastern Europe's leading winter film festivals, is adding an industry event to this year's line-up.
When indie Brit distrib Revolver announced it was launching a standalone production arm earlier this September, it became the latest U.K. distrib to move into the world of film production.
When the Mediaset TV empire controlled by Italo Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi banned spots for Swedish-Italian helmer Erik Gandini's "Videocracy," hardly anyone blinked.
It took nearly three months, but "Up" finally led all films in international markets for the first time.
Mexican independent producers are readying the battle to fight severe federal budget cuts that, if passed, would deeply elminate coin for films in 2010.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%