Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki and Italian thesp Stefania Sandrelli, whose career spans 40 years, will receive Golden Lions for career achievement at the Venice Film Festival.
Gotham-based digital cinema network Emerging Pictures is furthering its efforts to "syndicate" film festivals by digitally distributing fest lineups nationally.
The Federal Communications Commission will investigate Sony BMG's recent settlement with New York state authorities over the conglom's radio promotion practices to see if any federal payola laws were…
New Line has made the left-field choice of Brit helmer Anand Tucker to direct "The Golden Compass," the first installment of the Philip Pullman fantasy trilogy "His Dark Materials."
In Oz's biggest media trial, the owner of terrestrial web Seven is seeking A$1.1 billion ($840 million) in damages against 22 media rivals, including Rupert Murdoch's News Ltd., plus two sports…
Troubadour Theater Company proves a Shakespeare plot can stand up against anything, even a generous infusion of tunes from '80s rock icon Prince. Troubadour helmer Matt Walker and his irreverent band…
Of all the unpredictable directions Yo-Yo Ma's career has taken, the Silk Road Project looked like the most potentially important one. Now, seven years into the project, it could be the most popular.
Scripter-helmer Sharon L. Graine has crafted a woefully undernourished chronicle of the tempestuous, ultimately tragic love affair between Austrian-born film director-producer Otto Preminger…
Maintaining its emphasis on homegrown films, the San Sebastian Film Festival has unveiled five Spanish productions joining fest opener "Obaba," from Spaniard Montxo Armendariz, in official…