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    CANNES '06: Lineup Set for 45th International Critics' Week Section

    Each year seven features and seven shorts are selected for the 45th annual International Critics' Week sidebar to the official selection at the Festival de Cannes. Focusing on first and second features, this year's lineup (running May 18 - 26 in Cannes) includes a particularly heavy focus on Latin A...

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    Toronto International Film Festival Group Receives $500K Donation for Children's Film Collection

    The Toronto International Film Festival Group announced the creation of a new children's international film collection following a $500,000 donation from the Toronto-based Harbinger Foundation. The gift, to be called the John VanDuzer Children's Film Collection in memory of Harbinger president Joan VanDuzer's late husband, is described as "a major step" towards establishing a solid foundation for the development of youth education programs for TIFFG. In recognition of the gift, TIFFG will create an endowment fund to support the yearly acquisition of film prints, education rights, storage, maintenance, cataloging and preparation to be used fo...

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    Cablevision Names Oines SVP and General Manager for Clearview Cinemas

    Cablevision has appointed Douglas Oines as its senior vice president and general manager for Clearview Cinemas, the cable company, which also owns entities such as Rainbow Media and Madison Square Garden, announced Wednesday. Effective immediately, Oines will oversee the day-to-day business of Clear...

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    From here to Iberia, the San Francisco International Film Festival

    Heroic firefighters, the eeriest simian costumes since "Planet of the Apes," a "Baywatch" star-as-activist, fierce flamenco dancers, and a rushing tide of watermelon juice: Welcome to the first four days of the 49th annual San Francisco International Film Festival.

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    LA Weekly Interview: Mickey Cottrell

    Ella Taylor (LA Weekly) interviews indie film publicist Mickey Cottrell and says, "a prince among independent film publicists, Mickey Cottrell was the first and most persevering of my callers when I took over as film editor at the L.A. Weekly in 1989." 'El-la, bee-yootiful El-la,' he sang into my vo...

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    indieLOOP: On The Scene During Tribeca

    During the Tribeca Film Festival, indieWIRE's new online social network/community site, indieLOOP is hosting two discussion groups: Tribeca Film Festival '06 Filmmakers, where we have invited directors from this year's program to post in a group journal about their experience at the festival; and Tribeca Film Festival, where we encourage festival goers to discuss what movies they've seen, parties they've been attending, and who've they've been meeting. In today's Filmmakers journal, Director Ishai Setton talks about gearing up for the screenings of his feature narrative film, "The Big Bad Swim" which is premiering tonight. In the journal he w...

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    TRIBECA '06: Striking, Somber "United 93" Opens 5th TFF

    The 2006 Tribeca Film Festival opened on a strikingly somber note Tuesday night in Midtown Manhattan with the world premiere screening of Paul Greengrass' "United 93," a dramatization of the events surrounding the crash of the fourth hijacked flight on 9/11. Nearly 100 families of those who died tha...

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    SF Chronicle: Interview: Werner Herzog

    There are a few places that Werner Herzog, in his long and peripatetic filmmaking career, has not gotten around to visiting. One is the central Sahara, but the director, as unflaggingly curious and fearless as he is, says dangerous civil wars will probably make the region forever inaccessible to him...

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    NY Times: At the Tribeca Festival, Heavy on the Reality, Light on the Light

    In the NY Times, Stephen Holden asks, "Whatever happened to the notion of movies as the "'Great Escape?' As the fifth annual Tribeca Film Festival consumes New York over the next two weeks, a more apt description of the mood of world cinema expressed in TriBeCa might be "No Escape." From tonight's (...

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    Sundance Institute Selects 14 Projects for 2006 June Directing/Screenwriting Labs

    Fourteen projects have been selected for the Sundance Institute's June Director's and Screenwriters Labs, taking place at the Sundance Resort in Utah from May 29 - June 29, 2006. Nine directing fellows have been chosen to work with advisors on their work, while the six writers will join the director...

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