For recordings released during the eligibility year Oct. 1, 1998, through Sept. 30, 1999. RECORD OF THE YEAR “Smooth” — Santana Featuring Rob Thomas; Matt Serletic, producer; David Thoener…
Veteran German producer Chris Sievenich is ankling L.A.-based Pacifica Entertainment to head the U.S. office of Kinowelt USA, the new U.S. production arm of Germany's Kinowelt Medien.
Having worked on a number of Merchant Ivory films, as well as such Gillian Armstrong pics as "Oscar and Lucinda" and "My Brilliant Career," "Anna and the King" production designer Luciana Arrighi is…
Although the setting of "The Matrix" was meant to approximate a city like New York or Chicago, the film was actually shot in Australia, in and around the new Fox soundstage in Sydney. A big challenge…
At the American Film Market, Daily Variety will be located in suites 656-657 at the Loews Santa Monica Wednesday through March 1.
Charlize Theron and Judi Dench have been added to the lineup of Oscar 2000 presenters.
Will Smith will topline the latest Universal Studios Florida attraction "Men in Black Alien Attack," a simulation based on the 1997 film co-starring Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.
Miramax Films Worldwide Distribution chairman Rick Sands will receive the Cinema Expo Intl. 2000 distributor of the year award. The ceremony will take place June 29 at the Amsterdam RAI Intl…
The film office for the city and county of Los Angeles will be absent this week from the Locations 2000 Global Expo in a move that shows the weight carried by the issue of runaway production. “The…
The fourth annual Santa Monica Film Festival (Feb. 25-28) has shored up its pic slate, including the world preem of black comedy "Shoe Shine Boys," exec produced by Martin Landau.
NEW YORK — While several studio execs have impatiently awaited an answer that will largely determine their summer 2001 schedules, Steven Spielberg has been busy the past month accepting awards…