Marco Muller, in his third year as Venice artistic director, says he really put his stamp on the Lido fest this time.
The times are a-changin' at Toronto ... except when they're not. It says much about Noah Cowan's attitude toward the Toronto Film Festival and its organization that he can marvel at the steadiness of…
More and more each year, opening the screening sked for the Venice Film Festival is like staring at a list of potentially delightful Christmas presents.
Don't look now, but the Toronto Film Festival is moving. Ever so gradually. After decades in the semi-chic, semi-boho Yorkville neighborhood, where the rambling U. of Toronto campus rubs shoulders…
It's almost hard to remember, but there was a time before "Brokeback Mountain" was a worldwide hit with dozens of awards. Last summer, that was far from the case, remembers the pic's co-producer…
The film festival explosion over the past few years has made even venerable regional film confabs feel like Rodney Dangerfield, getting "no respect" from the indie film biz.
What will the new RomeFilmFest, with its debut coming just one month after Venice, mean for the old Grand Dame?
The titles remain officially under wraps until opening day, but it's no secret that last year's Telluride Film Festival program unveiled a remarkable number of movies that went on to Oscar glory.
For all producers, an invitation to show their film in Venice evokes a mixture of pleasure and apprehension. As one of the world's top film events, it bestows on a pic an allure that few other…
As eagerly as they seek to discover the 20 new titles that may comprise the creme of this year's crop, Telluride loyalists cherish the "rediscovery" aspect provided in the guest-curated sidebars.
Helmer Kenneth Branagh has decided to unveil his film adaptation of "The Magic Flute" as a gala event Sept. 7 at Teatro La Fenice, one of the world's most storied, tragedy-stricken opera houses.