Jane Campion heads to Cannes for jury duty; last year's Oscar-winning actors head to the Academy Awards for presentation duty; and Skyfall, Robert De Niro and Patricio Guzmán all have something to party about in today's FilmLinc Digest.
Mira Fornay's My Dog Killer, Daniel Hoesl's Soldier Jane, and Mohammad Shirvani's Fat Shaker received Rotterdam's Hivos Tiger Awards, honoring first or second time filmmakers, while Dutch and Saudi features prevailed in other categories.
South by Southwest reveals the 109 feature films in this year's festival, Streisand will perform at the Academy Awards for the first time in 36 years, Ben Affleck's Argo picks up momentum with major wins at the PGA and SAG Awards, and more news in our FilmLinc Digest!
Sony Pictures Classics acquired rights for Linklater's latest and Sundance Channel picks up international broadcast rights to five Sundance films including Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess.
With 22 films ranging from the gory to the delightful, the lo-fi to the pro-life, and from the likes of Marco Bellocchio, Jeff Bridges, Ingmar Bergman, Isabelle Huppert, Takashi Miike, and Michel Gondry, there really is something for everyone in this year's Film Comment Selects!