Picturehouse has acquired U.S. rights to "The Fox & the Child," the first narrative film from the team that created "The March of the Penguins." Pic, helmed by "Penguins" director Luc Jacquet, is now…
Scoring a coup by getting writer Norma Khouri to tell all about "Forbidden Love," her infamous literary fake about an Islamic honor killing, experienced Aussie documaker Anna Broinowski spends an…
The world's oldest working film director, 98-year-old Manoel de Oliveira, has begun shooting his latest pic, "Christopher Columbus: The Enigma," produced by Francois d'Artemare of Filmes do Tejo.
Giant screen exhibitor Imax Corp. has inked inks deal with two U.S.-based exhibs for eight new screens. Toronto-based company signed an agreement with Kansas-based Dickinson Theaters to open five…
German helmer Michaela Kezele's 23-minute short "Milan" won the Grand Prix at Finland's 37th Tampere Film Festival on Sunday night.
Sickness and motherhood are demonized in parochial Japanese shocker "The Slit-Mouthed Woman." With imagery and phobias that are endemic to Japan, this low-budget chiller is unlikely to join the…
A debt of friendship turns into a life-changing experience for a Chinese working-class stiff in Zhang Yang's "Getting Home," a road movie-cum-gentle comedy of manners that packs an emotional punch in…
Prolific producers Brian Robbins and Mike Tollin are scaling back longstanding Tollin/Robbins Prods. partnership in order to focus more on individual projects.
Rachid Bouchareb's Oscar-nommed actioner "Days of Glory," about North African soldiers who helped liberate France in World War II, effected political change in France and now the campaigning helmer…
Antonio Banderas' Green Moon Producciones and Antonio Perez's Maestranza Films have greenlit Javier Gutierrez's "El verano de la roca," the first pic to roll under the shingles' new production…
Chris Auty has stepped down as chief executive of the Works Media Group, and has been replaced by the company's longtime finance director Norman Humphrey.