Memo to the feds: You worry about your business, we'll worry about ours. That was the overriding opinion of execs in the kid-TV biz at a panel Wedensday titled "The ABC's of Kid-Friendly TV."
Markets & Festivals
FROM SUNDANCENew Regency Films is in final negotiations to acquire domestic rights to the big-budget Intermedia/IMF production "K-19: The Widowmaker," starring Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson.
FROM SUNDANCEMiramax Films is in final negotiations to shell out roughly $2 million for the domestic rights to first-time helmer Todd Field's drama "In the Bedroom," screening in Sundance's dramatic…
FROM SUNDANCEMark Canton's the Canton Co. and Senator Entertainment have brought on "Scary Movie" scribes Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer to develop an "unromantic" comedy with Frank Coraci…
Despite gripes from a handful of top domestic syndicators that NATPE costs too much and has outlived its usefulness, attendance at this year's four-day edition has shattered all previous records.
Taking film noir material and turning it inside out, "The Deep End" is a beautifully made melodrama that succeeds on formal levels more than it does with emotion. Filmmaking team of Scott McGehee and…
Anyone expecting a radically different and more Yank-friendly Cannes Film Festival this year had better wise up -- just ask the fest's new artistic director Thierry Fremaux, who will be dashing…
Discovery is creating a digital animation and visual effects facility called Meteor Studios in a joint venture with Evergreen Films, a leader in digital photography, animation and special effects.
An ensemble piece revolving around the crack-addicted denizens of the titular L.A. locale, "MacArthur Park," Billy Wirth's feature debut, belies its arduous production history with a rare balance of…
FROM NATPEDennis Miller and Dan Fouts will be back in the announcers booth with Al Michaels for another season of "Monday Night Football" on ABC. That's the word from Don Ohlmeyer, producer of "MNF,"…