The Academy Foundation, the cultural and educational wing of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced it has awarded $500,000 to 64 film-related nonprofit orgs throughout the U.S…
USC's School of Cinematic Arts has tapped producer Laura Ziskin to deliver the commencement address at the school's graduation ceremony held May 15 at the Shrine Auditorium.
Women in Film, Los Angeles, is set to honor Jennifer Aniston, Holly Hunter, Elizabeth Banks, Catherine Hardwicke and d.p. Petra Korner at this year's Crystal + Lucy kudos June 12 at the Hyatt Regency…
Vitagraph Films has entered into a deal with Constantin Film for all U.S. distrib rights to the Academy Award- nominated "The Baader-Meinhof Complex."
The American Society of Young Musicians is set to fete music legend Brian Wilson with its 2009 Trailblazer award at the 17th annual spring benefit concert on June 10 in Hollywood.
Oscar-winning d.p. Vilmos Zsigmond has been named Kodak cinematographer in residence at UCLA's school of theater, film and television.
Regent Releasing and Here Media have acquired North American distrib rights to director-producer Jesse Rosen's "The Art of Being Straight."
Sophie Okonedo starrer "Skin" and helmer Uberto Pasolini's "Machan" tied for top kudos Monday at the 14th annual Palm Beach Film Festival.
Helmer Costa-Gavras' "Eden Is West" was awarded top prize by a jury of the L.A. Film Critics Assn. at the 13th annual City of Lights, City of Angels fest, which closed Sunday.
Albert Maysles will be honored at the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs fest at the Charles Guggenheim Symposium in June.
The National Assn. of Television Program Executives announced its third annual LATV Fest will be held July 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in L.A.