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  • Cannes 2014: Jane Campion named president of festival jury

    Australian filmmaker and former Palme d'Or winner Jane Campion has been named president of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival competition jury. Campion will lead a group that has the task of handing out the Palme and other top prizes to the approximately...
  • Digital dollars on rise. Campion to head Cannes jury. Bay walks!

    After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging. The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
  • Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there

    Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there
    CANNES, France - For her work in "The Past," as a divorcing Paris mother caught in a web of deceptions, Berenice Bejo won the best actress award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The movie opens in Chicago Friday; Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi'...
  • Doha Film Institute Postpones Launch of New Qumra Doha Fest To 2015

    The Doha Film Institute has scrapped its plan for a 2014 launch of the inaugural edition of its Qumra Doha Film Festival this year, and decided to reschedule to 2015 the event focussed on first and second-time directors from around the world. "We have...
  • Cannes Fest Taps Pierre Lescure President

    Pierre Lescure, who co-founded Gaul's pay-TV leader Canal Plus, has been officially nominated to succeed 83-year-old Gilles Jacob as president of Cannes Film Festival in 2015. The appointment was made today during a board meeting. As president, Lescure's...
  • Kinology Embarks On Mia Hansen-Love's 'Eden'

    PARIS- Gregoire Melin's Kinology has taken international sales on contempo drama "Eden" from France's rising star director Mia Hansen-Love. Produced by Charles Gillibert's Paris-based CG Cinema, "Eden" spans over the last two decades and chronicles the...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations — and snubs — attest to the strong field

    Tom Hanks' starring role in "Captain Phillips" was one of his most acclaimed performances in a distinguished career. But the two-time Oscar winner, who is also a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, took nothing for granted —...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel Set To Topline Matteo Garrone's 'Tales'

    PARIS- Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel are set to topline Italian helmer Matteo Garrone's "The Tale of Tales," the helmer's follow up to "Reality" (pictured), which won a Grand Prize at Cannes. The English-language film will shoot in Italy during the...
  • Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel Set to Topline Matteo Garrone's 'Tales' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS -- Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel are set to topline Italian helmer Matteo Garrone's "The Tale of Tales," the helmer's follow up to "Reality," which won a Grand Prize at Cannes. The English-language film will shoot in Italy during the spring....
  • Sundance: Variety Critics Name Their Mid-Festival Faves

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: Well, it's officially past the midpoint of Sundance 2014. The opening-weekend revelers have begun to dissipate, the shuttle buses are more easily navigating their way through Park City's streets, and those of us who are left can more easily...