The Swedish Film Institute has named Bengt Toll head of its Audience Department, replacing Linda Zachrison, who is leaving Dec. 1 to become artistic leader at Stockholm City Theater.
Skirting self-parody with its wall-to-wall klezmer music, its earnest scholars trotting out truisms that are news to nobody (at least, nobody likely to see this film) and its single-minded drive…
Film Movement has nabbed all North American rights to Fernando Eimbcke's dramedy "Lake Tahoe" and is planning a 2009 theatrical release.
Regent Releasing has acquired worldwide distrib rights to helmer/scrib Russell Brown's second film "The Blue Tooth Virgin."
Ninety years ago, members of two early cameramen's associations -- the Cinema Camera Club in New York and the Static Club of America in Los Angeles -- joined forces and established a national…
The second San Luis Cine Film Festival will unspool Friday to Nov. 8 with 17 pics in competition including Charles Martin Smith's "Stone of Destiny."
The past became the present, and the present the past, as Gus Van Sant's Harvey Milk biopic "Milk" made its world premiere at the Castro Theater in San Francisco on Tuesday, steps away from the…
New investment guidelines from federal agency Screen Australia have received tentative approval from key constituents, including the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia.
"The Black Balloon," about a family coping with disabled son, has nabbed 11 nominations in the Australian Film Institute awards, the top kudos Down Under, announced Wednesday.
Kudos were being handed out like hotcakes at Monday's 12th annual Hollywood Awards, where more than 20 trophies were picked up by stars such as Clint Eastwood, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Josh…
When asked about Lol Crawley, "Ballast" writer-director-editor Lance Hammer leaves no room for doubt about his cinematographer: "Without him, the film would be impossible, and couldn't have been…