A DEGREE OF PARANOIA has gripped the creative community over the realization that truth has overtaken fiction, that the headlines are more compelling than the movie ads, that the so-called “politics…
As expected, Fernando Trueba's "The Girl of Your Dreams" emerged as top pic at the 1999 Spanish Academy Awards, which took place Jan. 23.
Top Spanish production house Lola Films has appointed Nadine Luque as head of development for English-language projects.
Newcomer Jason Schwartzman, who has made a big splash with his role in Disney’s upcoming “Rushmore,” has signed with United Talent Agency, where he will be repped by David Schiff, Jim Berkus and…
The Geffen Playhouse's decision to stage two of Mamet's most recent works in repertory, "The Cryptogram" and "The Old Neighborhood," is certainly a welcome one, even as these short plays themselves…
An offer by CanWest Global to purchase specialty channel owner NetStar Communications has been accepted by 68% of shareholders, CanWest announced Wednesday.
In light of the dwindling market for foreign-language fare, Sundance -- in its expanding role as champion of the underdog -- has been rallying the cry for international filmmakers. In a market where…
The Hollywood Black Film Festival will kick off its first-ever competition for black filmmakers Feb. 19-21 at the USC School of Cinema & Television.
Tobey Maguire has been cast to star opposite Michael Douglas in the Paramount drama "Wonder Boys."
The look of the Academy Awards will be created for the 12th time by production designer Roy Christopher.
The most highly anticipated annual showcase for new American independent cinema will offer up 69 world premieres, 16 U.S. preems and eight North American debuts.