Writer-director Emmanuel Bourdieu does his bit to fight the homogenization of world cinema in "Poison Friends," a movie so unrepentantly French that viewers who enjoy truly Gallic pics can start…
Continuing its ramp-up, United Artists has tapped veteran production exec Don Granger as prexy of production. Granger's resume includes supervising 35 films at Paramount, including pics in the…
Peter Naish has joined David Bergstein's Capitol Films as co-managing director, with responsibility for the foreign sales operations at both Capitol and its sister company ThinkFilm.
The Andalusian city of Granada will host film fest Cinemas from the South, running June 9-17. Budgeted at $2 million, the sprocket opera targets pics from Africa and lesser-known Asian territories.
Jack Valenti has checked out of a hospital, weeks after being treated for a stroke, a hospital official said Wednesday. Valenti, 85, who had been at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center since…
The Rotterdam Film Festival announced Wednesday that its director Sandra den Hamer has resigned to head up the Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands' respected cinematography collection.
Young people prefer to download film and music illegally because they don't think that the biz is capable of giving bang for their buck.
Bono, members of New Order and Depeche Mode will be among guests — and some of them might perform — at the opening night bash of the Cannes Film Festival sidebar Directors Fortnight on May 17, after…
Warner Bros. Pictures is looking to bring the story of Daniel Tammet -- a high-functioning and brilliant autistic savant able to coherently describe what goes on in his head -- to the bigscreen.
An unlikely cultural project is brought entertainingly to life in "Stars," an engaging, often hilarious portrait of a Buenos Aires slum that offers its inhabitants as actors to the movie industry…
Lensing has begun on the first film in 22 years to be made under a China-Canada film co-production treaty. The $10 million co-production is under way in China's Hengdian Studios.