BERLIN Indian cinema is coming to the city of Stuttgart in July for the fourth annual Bollywood and Beyond film festival, an event that is quickly becoming much more than a regional celebration of…
After patiently waiting his turn for a No. 1 weekend, "Shrek the Third" finally landed as the top earner overseas. CG pic -- from Paramount and DreamWorks Animation -- didn't get the same…
In the runup to the federal government's funding overhaul designed to boost local productions and lure biz from offshore effective July 1, three of Australia's four key production states have…
Since launching the Variety Critics' Choice: Europe Now! (VCC) sidebar at Karlovy Vary in 1998, I've had the pleasure of seeing most of the 90 films screened and hope to add screenings of as many of…
The search for Crystal Globe noms at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival is a yearlong global quest conducted by a demanding film pro: program director Julietta Zacharova.
A record 95 countries have been invited to vie for Oscar glory in the foreign language film competish at the 80th Academy Awards.
Scribes grappled with plot points while watching the sun set over Lake Geneva at the 29th Equinox screenwriting workshop, June 3-10. The twice-yearly event took place for the first time in Evian…
Stock market listed media group nTorino is emerging as a potential new player in South Korea's always dynamic film distribution and exhibition sector. On the day following its acquisition of the…
Three days of intensive pitching came to an end on Friday evening when the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival's China Film Pitch & Catch (CFPC) sessions wrapped.
Spain's Icon Animation and Canada's CarpeDiem Film & TV are in advanced negotiations to ink a joint development deal for "Lucky Fred," a 12-minute series budgeted at e5 million ($6.7 million).
A hermaphrodite drama has done what few Argentine films do: It broke into the top 10 at the local box office.