Marit Kapla has been named the new program director of Sweden's Goteborg Film Festival, replacing Jannike Ahlund, who announced Sunday, as the event wrapped, that she's ankling for private reasons.
Swedish helmer Johan Kling's feature debut "Darling," about an egocentric, bourgeois girl and her encounter with an aged engineer, won the $140,000 Nordic Film Award at Sweden's Goteborg Film…
Lionsgate Entertainment Corp. cemented its move into Oz late last week with a takeover bid for Magna Pacific, a listed Brisbane-based home entertainment distributor.
Underscoring the changes rocking the Hungarian film industry, the Hungarian Motion Picture Public Foundation (MMK) announced the government is giving it control of two vital pieces of state-owned…
Horror, humor and heartache claimed the top slots at Clermont-Ferrand as "The Last Dog in Rwanda," by Jens Assur of Sweden, won the Intl. Grand Prix, Philippe Pollet-Villard's "The Mozart of…
The Court of Appeal in Helsinki has banned exhibition of helmer Aku Louhimies' film "Man Exposed." The ban is boosted with a fine of 100,000 euros ($129,651) for each violation.
The six directors nominated for the DGA's top feature helming award offer an undeniable consensus on one point -- the extreme challenges of their profession.
One of China's top film biz bureaucrats has called on the domestic industry to beef up the way it gets coin for projects, saying the old producer system is due for revival.
Biz for most pics, whether wide studio holdovers or Oscar hopefuls, went slip-sliding away over the Super Bowl weekend as ticket sales dropped sharply from the same frame a year ago.
Roger Ebert's ongoing battle with cancer has kept him off his longrunning syndie series "Ebert & Roeper at the Movies" since July, but the show has barely missed a beat, losing just 5% of its Nielsen…
There's no denying women are a force in Hollywood. Forbes recently published its list of the 20 richest women in entertainment. Both Variety and the Hollywood Reporter annually offer up rosters of…