In a slap at SAG and its stalled contract talks, the DGA's issued a staunch defense of its new-media deal with the majors and its exemption for low-budget productions.
Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens have officially signed on to collaborate on "The Hobbit" and its sequel with director Guillermo del Toro.
Thomas Haden Church is starring in Animus Films' indie drama "Don McKay" with Elisabeth Shue, Melissa Leo, M. Emmet Walsh and Keith David.
As part of a massive expansion, the San Francisco Film Society will become stewards of the Film Arts Foundation, a move which pushes the film society toward filmmaker services and doubles its…
Southside Tehran meets northside Tehran in Parisa Bakhtavar's uneven but periodically clever comedy debut, "Tambourine," which observes the lives of condo dwellers upturned by the entry of a young…
Using a pure docu style unencumbered by direct-to-camera interviews, Fernand Melgar takes his observational but still impassioned eye into a Swiss detention center for asylum seekers.
An Ashkenazi Jew's transformation into one of the most influential thinkers of modern Islam is explored in Austrian helmer Georg Misch's provocative docu.
Julien Temple, visual high priest of both rock and punk ("Absolute Beginners," "The Filth and the Fury," "Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten"), ventures into thornier ground in adapting Jonathan…
Oz's new super federal funder Screen Australia has announced its first slate with 25 projects sharing $A86 million ($75 million) in coin.
"Khamsa" marks a welcome return to form for director Karim Dridi, largely thanks to a superlative perf by non-pro juve lead Marc Cortes. In this "400 Blows"-type walkabout, the impetus is not flight…
Rising helmer Malgoska Szumowska continues to mine semiautobiographical material with "33 Scenes From Life," but the results develop across emotional arcs in less than satisfactory ways.