One of Russia's hottest young directors, 26-year-old Alexei German Jr. recently saw his "Garpastum" selected for both the Venice and Toronto Film Fests.
Eleven Asian distribution houses will be hanging out at the Sitges Film Fest sales office, Oct.12-14.
With little new product spanning the globe in the Sept. 16-18 frame, Warner Bros.' holdover "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" was able to land in the No. 1 spot for the fourth time overseas…
The first full-length feature film to come out of the U.A.E was released this past week in its native Dubai.
It's not such a small world after all. Struggling to explain how a film like "The Island" was dismissed by Americans but racked up $21 million in South Korea, industry execs are rethinking the role…
To mark the passing of an era, more than 200 current and former Miramax staffers were skedded to gather for a bicoastal tribute last week in honor of the famed indie company and its founders and…
As the San Sebastian Film Festival wrapped last week, the 53rd edition seemed like one of the calmest in recent years. No film set the competition alight: critical reaction to many indeed was all…
For decades, a pic's international marketing followed the cues of the all-important domestic launch. But the Japanese campaign for "Memoirs of a Geisha" is more lavish -- and on a much faster track…
On a recent investor conference call, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg did a very un-Katzenbergesque thing: He soft-pedaled one of his films.
The Backlot -- Consider the following chain of events: A mainstream movie about two gay cowboys opens in several weeks. Gay cable channels are kickstarted in the U.S., Canada and France. A new memoir…