The Directors Guild of America has tapped two-time Academy Award winner and former DGA prexy Robert Wise as recipient of the DGA Presidents Award.
A day after Belgium's "Everybody Famous" received a foreign-language film Oscar nom, Mercure Distribution has closed a string of deals on the Dominic Deruddere-helmed pic.
An Oscar nomination for "Divided We Fall" came as sweet revenge for Czech filmmaker Jan Hrebejk. Last year's big local success, "Cozy Dens," was overlooked by the Czech film community for an Oscar…
Whimsical "Chocolat" is among pics best-positioned for serious box office bounce as a result of sweet Oscar nom news, and Miramax plans an aggressive expansion of the Juliette Binoche-Johnny Depp…
Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences were in a fightin' mood as two combat films, "Gladiator" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," paced the race for the 73rd annual Oscars, with…
For the 12th year in a row, the Independent Feature Project will be the official U.S. representative for the Cannes Film Festival's Directors Fortnight section.
Grammy nominees Sting, Bjork and Bob Dylan are also in the running for a best song Oscar. Also nominated in the category are soundtrack mainstay Randy Newman and the trio of Jorge Calandrelli, Tan…
In this split-rights world we live in, whose Oscar nominations are they, anyway? No matter how you slice it, Sony Pictures Classics is justly proud with 13 Oscar noms -- 10 for "Crouching Tiger…
For many showbizzers, the road to Oscar is the Boulevard of Broken Dreams. Every year, there is speculation about Oscar "snubs." But somebody had to come in sixth place -- especially in the wide-open…
Thesp Ben Stiller has been tapped to present at the 73rd Academy Awards in his first such Oscar appearance.
If Cannes topper Gilles Jacob picked horses instead of films, he'd have to spend most of his time counting his winnings: The top two films plus 11 of the 18 runners-up in a new French movie poll…