Nearly four years ago, Golden Globes voters stunned awards watchers by naming the original BBC version of "The Office" the season's best comedy -- and star Ricky Gervais as the top TV comedy thesp.
Films that explore individual ways of coping with a distressed world mark the lineup of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, which unspools Jan. 17-27 in Park City, Utah.
U.S. shingle Insomnia Media Group has announced a $550 million cash infusion from Egyptian asset management firm Borak Holdings.
One of the most hotly anticipated Arab world films, Nabil Ayouch's "Whatever Lola Wants," will receive a special screening at next month's 7th Marrakech Intl. Film Festival, which opens Dec. 7 with…
Sandrine Bonnaire ("Intimate Strangers") will star alongside Swiss-German actor Bruno Ganz ("Downfall") in scribe Caroline Bottaro's helming debut.
The Stockholm Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, set a new audience record this year. There were 125,000 tickets sold, which is an increase of 7% compared with last year.
Par's new tech division, Paramount Digital Entertainment, has struck a deal with Hungama Mobile to develop and distribute Paramount-branded mobile and interactive content in India.
Seven key Spanish arthouse film companies, including Pedro and Agustin Almodovar's El Deseo, have teamed to create Filmin.es, an ambitious Internet movie portal aimed at the indie film community.
Maverick distaff helmer Handan Ipekci again tackles big issues with her melodramatic but important expose on honor killings, "Hidden Faces."
The Motion Picture Assn. and Singapore's Media Development Authority will today bow the Center for Content Protection covering the Asia-Pacific region.
Leave it to showbiz types to turn picket lines into street theater -- and quite the social scene.