Joseph Gordon-Levitt has signed on to play Philippe Petit, better known as the man who surreptitiously mounted a daring tight rope walk atop the World Trade Center in 1974. The 3D narrative of the story was made famous again in recent years by James Marsh's doc Man On Wire.
The San Francisco Film Society has named Noah Cowan its new Executive Director. Cowan who has served as Artistic Director of TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto since 2008, will assume the position March 3.
Awards night in London! The British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented prizes for the best of 2013. What do you think of the winners?
The 64th Berlin International Film Festival climaxed tonight with the event's awards. China/Hong Kong feature Black Coal, Thin Ice won the Berlinale's top Golden Bear for Best Feature Film award. Richard Linklater won Best Director.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced plans for a revamped "Art of the Real" series, transforming it from a monthly event into an annual two-week celebration of nonfiction cinema.
After a successful premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, "Camp X-Ray," the dramatic new film starring Kristen Stewart and Peyman Moaadi, will be distributed by IFC Films.
Eduardo Coutinho is considered one of the South American country's greatest documentarians, receiving accolades for films such as Edificio Master, Twenty Years Later, Babilonia 2000 and Playing.