A question mark has hung over the future of the Hubert Bals Fund since a government decision in 2007 threatened to remove more than half its funding. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was soon…
Canadian critics praised "Milk" as the year's best pic at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle awards Jan. 12. The drama also won best male performance for star Sean Penn.
Costume designers for "Changeling," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "The Duchess," "Milk" and "Revolutionary Road" are among the nominees for the 11th annual Costume Designers Guild awards.
Bone-crunching action triumphs over story and, uh, character development in costume chopsocky "Ong Bak 2," basically a series of fights peppered with flashbacks to provide a semblance of plot.
Warner Bros. Entertainment is asking its departments to cut their budgets by at least 10 percent.
Endeavor has signed Oscar winners Jessica Lange, William Hurt and Anthony Hopkins. The trio had been repped by CAA.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the nine semifinalists for the foreign-language award, the first shortlist to reflect the new voting rules in the category.
Danny Boyle's Golden Globe champ "Slumdog Millionaire" and fellow openers "Role Models," "Bride Wars" and "Defiance" heated up already warm U.K. cinema biz as early 2009 trade went from good to great.
Alexis Dos Santos' quirky U.K. drama "Unmade Beds" will open the Berlin Film Festival's Generation 14plus section this year.
"Frost/Nixon," "Hunger" and "Unrelated," the debut feature by Joanna Hogg, will vie for the top film prize at the Evening Standard Awards.
Chicago-based Music Box Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Martin Provost's "Seraphine," the biopic of the difficult and ultimately tragic life of French painter Seraphine de Senlis.