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iW THIS WEEK | In The News: Sundance, Greece, “Heaven” Deal…

iW THIS WEEK | In The News: Sundance, Greece, "Heaven" Deal...

The big news this week came from the Sundance Film Festival, which announced is non-competition lineups. 121 features are set for the ’08 fest, weighted towards new faces. In Greece, Shangjun Cai‘s “The Red Awn” won the top prize at the Thessaloniki fest, Rania Richardson reported on the fest in a dispatch this week. Andrew Wagner’s “Starting Out In The Evening” topped the iW BOT and Strand announced a deal for Fatih Akin‘s “The Edge of Heaven,” Germany’s entry for this year’s Academy Awards. [Eugene Hernandez]

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