Leonard Abrams' scattershot docu, "Quilombo Country," ventures into little-known territory to explore the quilombos, thousands of communities founded by runaway slaves in the mountains and forests of…
The WGA East Foundation has established the Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting, to be awarded to a student from one of 10 collaborating institutions on Feb. 7 in New York.
The 37th annual Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema will include the Canadian preem of John Boorman's "The Tiger's Tail"; the world premiere of "Nos enfants nous accuseront," from Gallic helmer…
Ari Folman's "Waltz With Bashir" has been submitted by Israel as its contender for the foreign-language Oscar.
New South Wales Film and TV Office topper Jane Smith has been tapped inaugural head of the Australian Film Television and Radio School's new Center for Screenwriting.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will honor Sean Penn with this year's Stanley Kubrick Britannia nod for excellence in film.
Colombia's National Council for Arts and Culture has selected Carlos Moreno's "Perro come perro" (Dog Eat Dog) to represent the country in this year's foreign-language Oscar race.
Productions of "Jekyll & Hyde" and "Singin' in the Rain" secured a total of 18 nominations to establish the Cabrillo Music Theater as the leader in noms for the 2008 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards.
Submissions in the foreign-language and short film categories for the 2009 Oscars are due Oct. 1.
Gaga Communications has picked up international sales and Japanese distribution rights to "Halfway," produced by arthouse fave Shunji Iwai.
Lee Eugene, prexy of South Korea's Zip Cinema, has teamed again with helmer Park Jin-pyo on melodrama "A Flower Man." Move follows their successful partnerships on Grand Bell prize-winner "You Are My…