SAG's upcoming election has started heating up, with the New York nominating committee clearing 25 candidates, including current board members Cliff Robertson, Tony Roberts and Sam Waterston, to run…
With reference to Army Archerd’s interview with Oliver Stone in Daily Variety on Thursday, Mr. Stone’s suggestion that Israel’s settlers are “vigilantes” and should just get out of the West Bank is…
Nike sportswear spot "Tag" bagged the Intl. Advertising Festival's highest Film Lion, the Grand Prix, on Saturday, the third year in a row the U.S. has won the kudos.
Reality TV production company LMNO Prods. has tapped producer Tracy Green director of development and promoted execs Gareth Provan, Ned Davis and Larry Rosenthal.
Myriad Pictures has optioned the feature rights to Stephen J. Cannell's bestselling novel "Riding the Snake." Cannell is penning the screenplay, and will produce pic alongside Myriad with Cannell…
First Run Features and Empire Pictures has picked up domestic rights to "Merci pour le chocolat," the latest pic from French helmer Claude Chabrol.
Writers Guild of America West prexy Victoria Riskin has endorsed the FCC's recent move to consolidate its review of ownership rules and mergers.
A judge for the Intl. Trade Commission ruled against Gemstar TV Guide Friday in a key patent case that's likely to rattle the stock and further erode News Corp.'s investment in the Pasadena digital…
Riding a wave of rapidly increasing interest in short films as an important cinematic form as well as commercially exploitable content, this year's fourth edition of the Short Shorts Film Festival in…
Historical themes will remain the focus of movies and series that most easily cross national borders, top producers agreed during last week's Cologne Conference and Screenings confab.
Swedish-based director Josef Fares, whose feature debut "Jalla! Jalla!" drew almost 800,000 admissions domestically, will commence principal photography for his new feature this week.