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  • Tykwer's Shingle Back in Durban With 'Veve'

    Tom Tykwer's Kenyan shingle One Fine Day Films is in Durban this week for the fourth time with "Veve," which has its world premiere July 20. A complex exploration of the trade in khat, a mildly narcotic crop grown in the East African nation, pic marks...
  • DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube channel

    DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube channel
    DreamWorks Animation — the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movie franchises — has launched a family-oriented YouTube channel in the latest move by Hollywood to target the Internet generation. The Glendale...
  • Edinburgh Film Festival Debates Art and Commerce

    On Sept. 18, the people of Scotland vote to decide whether it should become an independent country. Where would a "yes" vote leave its film industry, and its leading movie event, the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival? The festival will address the first...
  • Weinstein Co. looks to spin off its television division

    Weinstein Co. looks to spin off its television division
    One of the most formidable personalities in the movie business, Harvey Weinstein, is looking to become a bigger force in the television world. Just seven months after announcing that it was making a more aggressive push into the television business,...
  • Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously

    Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say. A...
  • Hungary's Movie Renaissance Continues as Pix Win Laurels, Incentives Rise, and Hungarian Film Week Returns

    The Hungarian film biz is on a roll, and keen to maintain its momentum. Variety spoke to Agnes Havas, head of the Hungarian National Film Fund, who is attending the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival this week, about the three Hungarian features playing...
  • Downtown Film Festival L.A. celebrates indie film and urban renewal

    Downtown Film Festival L.A. celebrates indie film and urban renewal
    Downtown Los Angeles has a long history with the movies, dating back to the days when Harold Lloyd dangled from a clock tower in "Safety Last!" and neon-lighted movie palaces lined Broadway. Much has changed since then — for the neighborhood and...
  • Las Vegas is placing its bets on Hollywood

    Las Vegas is placing its bets on Hollywood
    This post has been updated. See correction below. In the trailer for the current Screen Gems movie "Think Like a Man Too," actor Kevin Hart is shown dancing in his underwear and socks, sliding across the marble floor of the opulent Constantine villa...
  • Hundreds rally in San Francisco to support state film tax credit bill

    Hundreds rally in San Francisco to support state film tax credit bill
    San Francisco has been getting a lot of screen time of late. The city has a starring role in several current and upcoming movies, including "Godzilla," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Terminator Genesis" and Marvel's "Ant-Man." But the Hollywood...
  • China Film Group to Seek Stock Listing

    HONG KONG - China Film Group, the state-owned enterprise that dominates the Chinese movie industry, is set to raise up to $740 million from its upcoming share listing. The company will float, on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, shares of its China Film Corp....
  • Scottish Desire for Freedom Raises the Question: And Then What?

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Next week the Edinburgh Film Festival marks the 20th anniversary of the start of production on "Braveheart" with a special screening, which coincides nicely with the run-up to September's referendum on Scottish independence. Both...