The 60th edition of the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, which kicks off Monday (Aug. 14), sees the introduction of a special prize to acknowledge excellence in cinema, to be known as the Diamond Award.
Milan Records has acquired North American rights for Finnish helmer Mika Kaurismaki's musical documentary "Brasileirinho." Milan, which will distribute the film as well as its soundtrack, also…
News Corp. is to start selling Fox pics and TV content on a download-to-own basis via News Corp.-owned websites.
Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave and Isabella Rossellini will lend their voices to the indie animated feature "My Dog Tulip," based on the 1956 Brit novel by J.R. Ackerley.
The Visual Effects Society will hold its VES Awards on Feb. 11. Venue shifts to the Kodak Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Society also announced that nine-time Oscar winner Dennis Muren will…
U.S. and German-language filmers were among the big winners at the 59th Locarno Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday amid many issues to be resolved under new topper Frederic Maire.
Paul Dinello ("Strangers With Candy") has been hired to direct the comedy "Mr. Burnout" by scribe Eric Gravning for Nala Films. Production is skedded to begin in January.
Producers of "The Promise," China's most expensive movie, were fined $11,250 for making a mess at a scenic lake in Yunnan province.
"Little Miss Sunshine" continued to bloom in limited release this weekend, and Fox Searchlight is significantly expanding its plans for the indie comedy. Pricey Sundance acquisition will go…
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" has salvaged the summer for international biz after the hit of the soccer World Cup, easily winning a sixth straight weekend overseas with $44 million at…