A political docu with a difference, "Enemies of Happiness" follows National Assembly candidate Malalai Joya, a 28-year-old Afghani woman, as she trods the local campaign trail, dodging death threats…
Near-perfect period detail and a solid central perf make "Flower of Oblivion" an attractive package, though helmer Selma Baccar allows certain exaggerated elements to run away with an engrossing…
Louis J. Horvitz will direct the 79th Annual Academy Awards telecast, marking his 11th time. In August, Horvitz won his fifth Emmy Award for directing the 78th Oscarcast. He has received eight Emmy…
Visual effects artist Richard Edlund has been voted the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Cinema admissions in Latin America will climb up 14% this year to 368 million, according to the latest report from Dodona Research. With Brazil, Peru and Colombia the fastest-growing markets, Dodona…
The Annecy Intl. Animated Film Festival, Europe's largest and most prestigious toon showcase, will launch several initiatives next year designed to put features front and center.
Ollie Madden has been appointed VP of production at Warner Bros. in the U.K.
Riding the wave of new Barcelona-based filmmaking, indie sales company Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights to two standout out-there Catalan films: Julio D. Wallovits' "The…
More than a year after jailing Andreas Schmid out of concern that he would flee the country, Munich prosecutors on Tuesday officially charged the producer and former fund manager with tax evasion and…
The European DVD market is expected to see its second straight yearly decline, falling to E10 billion ($13 billion) in 2006, as discounting continues to take its toll and consumers begin a shift to…
Stephen Frears' "The Queen" has been tapped film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Assn., which announces its annual awards today.