The inaugural San Francisco World Film Festival unspools today for a three-day run at S.F.'s Palace of Fine Arts and Avalon Ballroom. Fest is dedicated to showcasing films that promote change.
The Sundance Institute Documentary Fund has chosen 14 docus from filmmakers in U.S., Canada, Mexico, England and France as recipients of the fund's biannual grants.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired worldwide rights to Shooting Spree pic "Irish Eyes."
The American Film Institute has announced its lineup for AFI Fest 2003, kicking off Nov. 6 in Los Angeles. Pics were chosen from a pool of over 2,500 submissions, a 25% increase of pics from last…
Icon Film Distribution and Warner Home Video have picked up theatrical and homevideo distribution rights in the U.K., Australia and New Zealand to HBO Films' "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,"…
In an effort to bring the work of a filmmaker to his native state, Regal Cinemas has picked up "Stuey," the debut effort of helmer and Nashville native A.W. Vidmer, for a one-week run at its…
The 30th Flanders Film Festival has tapped Tony Curtis for the Special Joseph Plateau lifetime achievement award as well as the Holemans Award. Fest kicks off Oct. 7 in Ghent, Belgium.
The Writers Guild of America has set 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15 as the deadline for submissions for the 2003 Writers Guild Television & Radio Awards.
Dana Shelburne has been named director of current programming at 20th Century Fox TV.
Industrial Light & Magic, recognized for its CGI work on "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," is among 14 companies being considered by the Scientific & Technical Awards…