As recently as "The Empire Strikes Back" in 1980, when it was time to put a giant robot onscreen with actors, it was time to bring out the stop-motion models.
Teutonic filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen and Berlin-based Senator Entertainment have set up a joint venture to produce English-language miniseries aimed at the international market.
Cult indie event, the Yubari Intl. Fantastic Film Festival, will open with the Japanese preems of Jae-young Kwak's "Cyborg Girl" on March 19 and close with Mark Waters' "The Spiderwick Chronicles" on…
Sundance hit "Sleep Dealer" has been picked up in international territories by Fortissimo Films, the Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based sales agent.
London-based ContentFilm Intl has picked up international rights to action-thriller "Horse" starring Diego Luna and Luiz Guzman.
Ruby Dee will receive the NAACP Chairman's Award at the org's 39th annual Image Awards on Feb. 14.
Jamie Thraves' adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's "Cry of the Owl" has become the latest international co-production from Studio Hamburg Intl.
Two women develop a co-dependent relationship over decades in vet helmer Svetlana Proskurina's ironically titled "The Best of Times."
Veit Helmer is traveling from "Absurdistan" to Japan for his next project, "Stranger in Tokyo."
Long a major market for Gallic product, Russia has revealed its Francophile attachments again with a big bear hug for "Asterix at the Olympic Games."
The Belgian box office dropped 5.1% last year to E134.4 million ($198 million), after a record year in 2006.