Memo to Distributors: Buy These AFI Fest 2018 Movies

AFI Fest isn’t thought of as an acquisition festival, as most of its offerings are either world premieres about to enter awards season or high-profile selections from Cannes and Venice. Explore the ...

AFI Fest Boosts Female Directors Under New Leader

In June, a mere five months before the American Film Institute’s 32nd annual film festival, Michael Lumpkin took over the reins from fest director Jacqueline Lyanga, who exited after eight years at ...

Now That La Film Fest Is No More, AFI Fest Is More Important Than Ever — and These 10 Movies Prove It

Now That La Film Fest Is No More, AFI Fest Is More Important Than Ever — and These 10 Movies Prove It Now that the Los Angeles Film Festival is no more, AFI Fest is more important than ever. It was the premier event of its kind even before its crosstown rival announced its permanent closure late last ...

Sarajevo's Kinoscope strand selects 'Shoplifters', 'Border', 'Girl'

Sarajevo's Kinoscope strand selects 'Shoplifters', 'Border', 'Girl' The programme will screen 17 titles from around the world. Sarajevo Film Festival (August 10-18) has revealed the 17 titles that will play in its Kinoscope programme, with China, Brazil and the Us ...

Oslo Pix returns for second year with three competitions

Event will open with Joern Utkilen’s Norwegian debut feature Lake Over Fire. The second edition of Oslo Pix (June 4-10) will open with Joern Utkilen’s Norwegian debut feature Lake Over Fire and close ...

Variety Celebrates 10 Producers to Watch in Cannes

Variety honored its 10 Producers to Watch for 2018 at a breakfast on Monday morning on Cannes’ Nespresso Beach. First launched at the Cannes Film Festival in 1998, the event celebrates an eclectic ...

Variety Names 10 Producers to Watch for 2018

Variety has selected its 10 Producers to Watch for 2018, a diverse mix of producers from the U.S. and the thriving international film scene. Variety Producers to Watch, which was originally launched ...

Gabriela Pichler’s “Amateurs” Wins Top Prize at Goteborg Film Festival

“Amateurs”: GarageFilm International Gabriela Pichler’s second feature took home Goteborg Film Festival’s highest honor. “Amateurs” was named as the winner of the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film, ...

Anna Odell, Benedikt Erlingsson preview new films in Goteborg's Nordic Film Market

Anna Odell, Benedikt Erlingsson preview new films in Goteborg's Nordic Film Market Other Nordic works-in-progress presentations include Anne Sewitsky’s Sonja Henie biopic and Anna Magnusson’s new Bergman documentary. Source: TriArt ‘Untitled Anna Odell project’ Provocative ...

Gabriela Pichler's 'Amateurs' wins Goteborg's Dragon Award

Gabriela Pichler's 'Amateurs' wins Goteborg's Dragon Award Other winners at the Swedish festival include The Distant Barking of Dogs, Menina, Men Don’t Cry. Source: Camilla Lindberg, courtesy of Goteborg Film Festival Gabriela Pichler’s ‘Amateurs’ wins ...