Less than a week before the federal election, the Canadian government has dropped a controversial bill that would have allowed it to pull tax credits from films and TV shows it felt were not in the…
Some stage actors are only "discovered" late in their careers. Not Ralph Fiennes. In 1988, just three years after graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (where he'd won prizes for…
Despite his packed film and legit schedule, Ralph Fiennes is a patron of the Constant Gardener Trust, an organization set up by "The Constant Gardener" producer Simon Channing-Williams after the…
IFC has acquired Agnes Jaoui's New York Film Festival entry "Let It Rain" and, for its VOD-only Festival Direct offering, Finnish horror pic "Sauna."
Warner Bros. Pictures Japan is ramping up local pic production, according to the unit's prexy William Ireton.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors voted Tuesday night to ease its longstanding ban on movie advertisements running in the Oscar telecast.
The Japanese biz releases more pics annually -- 407 last year -- than any other in East Asia. It also holds its own against Hollywood imports -- the market share for Japanese pics was 47.4% in 2007.