From the first frames, when lollypops are offered to the camera, there's no escaping the saccharine miasma of whimsy enveloping Peter Cattaneo's "Opal Dream." Based on an acclaimed novella first…
The family adventure "Eight Below" is an easy watch, thanks to the splendors of frosty scenery and furry canines. Pic, which follows eight sled dogs trapped in Antarctica and the humans who try to…
Cash prizes of more than $115,000 were awarded at the 28th edition of one of the world's most popular short film fests, the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Fest.
Berlin's European Film Market, which opens today, is getting an unprecedented benediction from the German Chancellor. In a first for the EFM, the country's newly elected leader Angela Merkel is…
Talk about growth spurts. In 2005, Berlin underwent a seemingly instant evolution from A-list art-film showcase to essential date on the international sales calendar. And with this edition of the…
Vin Diesel, due in Berlin next week, is in talks to star in Mathieu Kassovitz' English-lingo pic "Babylon A.D."
Fortissimo has sold a slew of territory rights to Robin Williams and Toni Colette-starring mystery thriller "The Night Listener," which is a late addition to the Berlin festival line-up.
The German box office is coming off its worst year in a decade and 2006 could be equally challenging with local and international pics facing a slew of obstacles.
Freshly bankrolled Italo distributor Moviemax is heading for the Market with an appetite for product to fuel its ambitions to become a local player.
London- and Vienna-based sales outfit EastWest Film has bumped up its EFM slate with German-Macedonian romantic comedy "Kontakt" and Estonian-Finnish feel-good drama "Shop of Dreams."
For the most part, Berlin's public transport system is highly reliable -- but then without warning, for perverse reasons known only to themselves, they will suddenly decide to do track work, just…