America may be experiencing its worst financial turmoil since the Great Depression, but the state of indie film financing isn't as dire. Sure, the boom times are over, hedge funds have pulled back…
Creating an independent, international film distribution empire is easier said than done. Former Polygram and UIP topper Stewart Till is the most recent entrant into an increasingly crowded field of…
Producer Philippe Rousselet ("Lord of War") has launched Vendome Pictures as a development, production and financing banner with plans to produce at least a dozen features in the next five years.
Icon has taken U.K. and Australian rights to "Pelican Blood," Brit director Karl Golden's leftfield urban love story set in the world of obsessive birdwatchers.
The crucial U.K. opening of Bond pic "Quantum of Solace," a fortnight ahead of its domestic debut is the key happening at the European box office this weekend.
The Estoril Film Festival, which is run by leading Franco-Portuguese producer Paulo Branco, has announced its final lineup.
Cutting edge Spanish-Moroccan helmers Swel and Imad Noury have pulled down financing from Morocco's CCM Film Institute and pubcaster SNRT for sophomore pic, "The Man Who Sold the World."
Big-budget studio pics are great ... for other filmmakers. Danny Boyle thrives when things are lean and focused. His latest film, "Slumdog Millionaire," is a darling of the fall fest circuit, an…
Advance ticket sales of the John Woo epic "Red Cliff Part I" have set a record for an Asian pic in Japan.
Four studios are in a high-stakes bidding battle for rights to a new videogame from Electronic Arts that hasn't even been publicly announced yet.
Writer-director Mike Binder has set a sitcom pilot at Fox Studios and has lined up independent financing for "Straight Nate," a $20 million action comedy that Binder wrote and will direct in April.