Clusters of waiters suddenly appear in front of a single bare table in the wood-paneled Milton Berle Room at the Friars Club, just blocks away from Sony Pictures Classics' Madison Avenue headquarters…
Australian cinematographer Mandy Walker ("Lantana," "Shattered Glass") has quietly made a name for herself as an avid collaborator with a patient eye for nuance and as much technical acumen as…
Producer John Davis favors popular entertainment, toplined by household names, often featuring special f/x and marketable across multiple generations.
It's been 11 years since the Walt Disney Co. acquired upstart indie shingle Miramax Films. That marriage -- once billed as a culture clash -- has far exceeded expectations.
In a surprise marriage of Madison Avenue and Hollywood, Gotham-based indie producer Open City Films -- run by principals Jason Kliot and Joana Vicente -- has formed a partnership with maverick New…
The weathered Waverly Theater, shuttered for two years, stands just a few doors south of a string of seedy shops on Sixth Avenue and Third Street. Letters on the marquee read "Closed for Renovation,"…
Owning and operating a theater dedicated to independent film is an attractive idea, but several companies set up to do that have found it's not so easy.
Suddenly the little Gotham shingle called Greene-Street Films is starting to make some noise. Like every company located near the World Trade Center, GreeneStreet suffered an emotional setback last…
Katherine Oliver was named New York commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Theater, Film and Broadcasting on June 25.
If "Ring" rings the bell at the worldwide box office, will studios continue to play foreign-lingo bingo?