UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television has announced the five winners of its annual Screenwriters Showcase: Maureen Johnson for "The Boy From Settignano," Andrea McCloud for "Room for Error,"…
Director Curtis Harrington, who worked on avant-garde films, '60s schlock and nighttime TV soaps, died Sunday at his house in the Hollywood Hills of natural causes. He was 80.
Florida's Sarasota Film Festival announced its competition and audience awards Saturday. The ninth annual edition ran April 13-22.
Recent French hit, Edith Piaf biopic "La Vie en Rose," opened the 11th City of Lights, City of Angels French Film week at the Director's Guild on April 16.
Stan Daniels, who won Emmys as co-creator and executive producer of "Taxi," and writer-producer of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died April 6 of heart failure in Encino, Calif. He was 72.
Tom Moore, former president of ABC, died in Palm Springs on Saturday. He was 88. Moore started a TV career spanning more than 35 years at CBS, where he rose to general manager of film sales.
The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced Jan. 3-14 as the dates for its 19th annual event. Fest also announced that Helen du Toit will return as co-director of programming.
L.A.'s Israel Film Fest will honor Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal with its Visionary Award at the March 6 opening gala at the Beverly Hilton.
Art Buchwald, who started his career as Variety's Paris correspondent, became an internationally known journalist-humorist and who affected the entire studio system with his "Coming to America"…
Producer Steve Krantz died Thursday in Los Angeles from complications of pneumonia. He was 83. Husband of author Judith Krantz, he produced several of her novels for television.