Showbox parent, Korea's largest movie conglom Mediaplex, has been dogged by negative rumors since the downturn in the local pic biz last year.
Two resilient little sisters bear up as best they can when their desperate mom dumps them with relatives in So Yong Kim's "Treeless Mountain," which finds the "In Between Days" filmmaker shifting…
Longtime Endeavor agent Lee Stollman is exiting to join the Gotham Group as production executive and manager. His appointment was made by prexy/CEO Ellen Goldsmith-Vein.
It's the most overly reported deal of the year, but it never seems to close.
France's Films Distribution will co-finance and sell "The Controversy," from German helmer Margarethe von Trotta. The film centers on Hannah Arendt's reactions to the trial of Holocaust architect…
James Bond is known for liking his martinis. But now 007 also likes Coke. The Coca-Cola Co. has inked a deal with Sony Pictures to roll out a worldwide promotion tied to "Quantum of Solace."
The Austin Film Festival will honor scribe-helmer Greg Daniels with the 2008 Outstanding Television Writer Award at the festival's kudos luncheon on Oct. 18.
Experts on film policy, figures from the film world and decisionmakers from across Europe will discuss how public support for film can be adapted to meet the challenges of globalization and digital…
With minimal regard for acting, production values or the fundamentals of screenwriting, self-distributed romantic thriller addresses a ripped-from-the-headlines hate crime with such earnestness…
Director Neele Vollmar's second feature, "Peaceful Times," is a 1960s-set family dramedy that doesn't quite have the stuff to make a dent at arthouses abroad.
The Soviet Union's race to put the first man in space supplies a backdrop to the talky, symbol-laden period drama "Paper Soldier," from Russian helmer Alexey German Jr. ("The Last Train," "Garpastum).