The tectonic shifts in Canadian film began with the entry of Entertainment One into the theatrical market here last year. The well-capitalized Toronto-based company bought Montreal niche distrib…
Palm Pictures has picked up domestic rights to tyro helmer Steven Sebring's doc "Patti Smith: Dream of Life."
For people from outside looking to get in, China is not big on production incentives, but it is a dynamic market not without charm, and a lot of the country's most talented filmmakers are starting to…
Dozens of pretty young ladies have disappeared while traveling through backwoods Montana, which does not bode well for a couple city girls planning a weekend off the beaten track in "Green River."
After a mid-decade boom, Korean cinema has slowed down as it faces the after-effects of a burst bubble in film finance. The scale of local production dropped sharply in 2007, with midsize films in…
Indie helmer Michael Almereyda will receive the 2008 Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant to develop his sci-fi project "The Stanley Milgram Project."
An ostensibly nonfiction companion piece to "The Da Vinci Code," "Bloodline" jumps all too eagerly to conclusions that, as it never tires of reminding us, could rattle the very foundations of modern…
Warner Bros. tentpole "Speed Racer" gets the green light this weekend but may very well finish behind the second week of "Iron Man."
Based strictly on the strong numbers, a casual observer may be perplexed by the levels of disquiet in so many Gallic cinema circles -- but an industry insider report has created some controversy.
Germany's indie film biz is bustling as major domestic players launch new production and distribution arms, and foreign players move in to take over leading local companies.
In Italy, the first quarter of 2008 saw an unprecedented six local pics in the top 10 despite a 7% box office drop. That means Italian producers are quite happy, while buyers are going to Cannes with…