In showbiz parlance, taking a bath is rarely a good thing. But helmer Adrian Lyne's visit to a bathroom supply shop in Avignon, France was excellent news for budding filmmaker Emmanuel Sadda, whose…
Markets & Festivals
With a tight economy and most states facing serious budget deficits, U.S. film commissions have been feeling the pinch of late. Now, with war against Iraq under way and states funneling more funds to…
"Far From Heaven" was blessed at the Independent Feature Project's 18th annual Independent Spirit awards Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica, winning in all five of its nominated categories.
Amid a scaled-back Oscar weekend, plans have remained in place for Saturday's inaugural "The Night Before" party to benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
Maverick Films has optioned feature rights to Hurricane Entertainment's graphic novel "Violent Messiahs: The Book of Job." It's developing the project with inhouse producers Kevin Cleary and Josh…
Roundabout plans to bring Deaf West's revival of the tuner "Big River" to Broadway. The unique production recently completed an extended run at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum.
Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment has come aboard to co-finance the romantic comedy "Shopgirl," the feature adaptation of Steve Martin's novella set up at Disney's Touchstone Pictures.
Paramount has tapped Mark Rosner ("The Rock") to script police drama "Red White Black and Blue."