E.U. Equity Tool MediaInvest Inks First Four Deals, Aiming to Inject $530 Million in Europe’s Audiovisual, Creative Companies, Projects      

SAN SEBASTIAN — MediaInvest, a new E.U. equity tool managed by the European Investment Fund, which targets the audiovisual industry with €400 million ($424 million) over 2022-27, has […]

San Sebastian Supernatural Drama ‘Last Shadow at First Light’ Unveils First Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

A first trailer has been unveiled for Nicole Midori Woodford’s feature debut “Last Shadow at First Light,” which world premieres at the New Directors strand of the San […]

‘Alcarras’ Director Carla Simon, Producer Maria Zamora Unveil Plans for a Flamenco Musical (EXCLUSIVE)

In what marks a departure in her filmmaking, Carla Simon, director of Berlin Golden Bear winner “Alcarràs,” is preparing a flamenco musical for her fourth feature. Like “Alcarrás,” […]

Absurdist, Soviet-Era Dramedy ‘The Missile’ Takes Top Prize at Finnish Film Affair

Miia Tervo’s “The Missile,” an absurdist dramatic comedy based on the real-life story of a Soviet missile landing in Finnish Lapland in 1984, took home the top prize […]

‘Shoe Shine Caddie’ Documentary Humanizes the Homeless Experience While Taking Director Back to His Italian Cinema Roots

When first-time documentary director Leonard Manzella premieres his award-winning “Shoe Shine Caddie” at the Portobello Film Festival in London on September 16, it will represent a kind of […]

‘Super Mario Bros. Movie,’ ‘Poker Face’ Among Titles Coming to SkyShowtime This Fall (EXCLUSIVE)

SkyShowtime, the European streaming home to releases from Paramount and Universal, has revealed its upcoming film and TV slate through the rest of the year, including “The Super […]

Canal+ Group Chair and CEO Maxime Saada to Receive Variety Vanguard Award at Mipcom

Maxime Saada, the chair and CEO of Canal+ Group, will receive the Variety Vanguard Award at the Mipcom international content sales conference set for Oct. 16-19 in Cannes. The award recognizes television […]

‘Inshallah’ Filmmaker Paula Bilbao Unveils ‘A Supermarket in Tigaday’ at Spanish Screenings on Tour, MIA, Rome (EXCLUSIVE)

Canary Islands-based filmmaker Paula Bilbao, whose debut documentary “Inshallah,” about the Las Raíces migrant camp in Tenerife, won the Audience Award at the MiradasDoc festival this year, is turning […]

Oscar-Nominated ‘Loving Vincent’ Duo Talk Toronto-Bowing, Hand-Painted Animated Feature ‘The Peasants’

Six years after “Loving Vincent,” their groundbreaking biopic of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh earned an Oscar nomination and raked in more than $50 million at the […]

Israel Signs Filmmaking Deal With Russia

Israel has signed a filmmaking cooperation deal with Russia. The deal, which is understood to have been in the works for fifteen years, was inked by Israel’s Russian […]

‘Explanation for Everything’ Review: A Witty, Multi-Faceted Study of a Manufactured Controversy

If we’ve learned anything from the last few years of polarized political discourse surrounding everything from gun control to gender identity, it’s that when somebody pulls out the […]

Rolling Stones Announce ‘Hackney Diamonds,’ First Studio Album in 18 Years

After years of speculation and a remarkably unsubtle teaser campaign that saw the group’s iconic logo projected onto iconic structures in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris and […]