Oscar winners "The Departed" and "Happy Feet" will both be available to German auds this summer, via an agreement between Warner Bros. and Alice, the video-on-demand service that has been revving up…
Distribs and exhibs at ShoWest Monday showed up for a morning digital cinema seminar and got an extra wakeup call in the bargain.
Eustace Lycett, a 43-year Disney veteran who won Academy Awards for his special photographic effects in "Mary Poppins" and "Bedknobs and Broomsticks," died Nov. 16 in Fullerton, Calif. His death was…
Cash prizes rained down on winners at the 24th Miami Intl. Film Fest which wrapped Sunday. And at least three Latin American pics snagged North American distribution pacts at the 10-day fest, which…
Picturehouse has acquired U.S. rights to "The Fox & the Child," the first narrative film from the team that created "The March of the Penguins." Pic, helmed by "Penguins" director Luc Jacquet, is now…
Scoring a coup by getting writer Norma Khouri to tell all about "Forbidden Love," her infamous literary fake about an Islamic honor killing, experienced Aussie documaker Anna Broinowski spends an…
The world's oldest working film director, 98-year-old Manoel de Oliveira, has begun shooting his latest pic, "Christopher Columbus: The Enigma," produced by Francois d'Artemare of Filmes do Tejo.
Giant screen exhibitor Imax Corp. has inked inks deal with two U.S.-based exhibs for eight new screens. Toronto-based company signed an agreement with Kansas-based Dickinson Theaters to open five…
German helmer Michaela Kezele's 23-minute short "Milan" won the Grand Prix at Finland's 37th Tampere Film Festival on Sunday night.
Sickness and motherhood are demonized in parochial Japanese shocker "The Slit-Mouthed Woman." With imagery and phobias that are endemic to Japan, this low-budget chiller is unlikely to join the…