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  • Singapore Selects 'Sayang Disayang' as Oscar Contender

    Malay-language film "Sayang Disayang" has been selected by Singapore as its contender for foreign-language Academy Awards contention. The film, about a migrant domestic helper, a nurse and the old man they look after, is the debut feature of Sanif Olek,...
  • Cinematographers Guild Names Special Awards Recipients

    D.p.'s Michael Goi, John Bailey and Judy Irola are among the special award recipients who will be honored in conjunction with the International Cinematographers Guild's Emerging Cinematographer Awards. The awards will be presented during the ECA...
  • San Diego Film Festival Sees Galas, Industry Events Pump Up Profile

    Now in its 13th year, the San Diego Film Festival, produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, describes itself as "5 Days. 100+ Film Screenings. 2 Film Villages: Gaslamp Quarter & La Jolla" -- a slogan that aptly reflects the scope of the five-day event....
  • Sundance Film Festival launches Hong Kong Selects screening series

    Sundance Film Festival launches Hong Kong Selects screening series
    The Sundance Institute is expanding its international footprint with Sundance Festival — Hong Kong Selects, a screening series of new American independent films to be accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and festival organizers, the group...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • Sundance Film Festival Expanding to Hong Kong

    The Sundance Film Festival is expanding its reach into Hong Kong through a screening series in September. The Sundance Institute and Metroplex will present new American independent films, accompanied by filmmakers and festival organizers at the...
  • Binge on films at Naperville festival

    Binge on films at Naperville festival
    There are some films that even an avid movie-goer will never get the chance to watch, unless you go to a film festival. Naperville, you're in luck. The seventh annual Naperville Independent Film Festival runs Saturday, Sept. 13 to Saturday, Sept. 20,...
  • Toronto: Wide Sells 'Margarita' to Japan's Aya Pro

    In an early sale on one of its flagship titles at Toronto, Paris-based Wide Management has licensed scribe-helmer Shonali Bose's late-teen romantic drama "Margarita, With a Straw" to Japan's Aya Pro. Deal closed after "Margarita's" Monday world...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • Toronto Film Fest Market Faces Challenges With Platform Changes, Global Politics

    Sellers at this week's Toronto Film Festival hope to ride the wave of Cannes and Sundance, which saw a healthy number of deals close earlier in the year. But by no means does that suggest that the movie business is in full recovery. "The market is bigger...
  • Patricia Clarkson wraps up three films, turns to Broadway

     Patricia Clarkson wraps up three films, turns to Broadway
    Patricia Clarkson is holding court in a suite at the Chateau Marmont, her favorite haunt when the New Yorker is staying in Los Angeles. "It's comforting," said the petite 54-year-old actress on a recent warm afternoon. "There is an extraordinary history...