Greg Dyke, who becomes director general of the BBC at the end of this month, has come under fire for not having disposed of almost $10 million in shares in Granada Group, one of the "big three" ITV…
What Gina Prince-Bythewood always wanted to do was direct. At UCLA Film School, she received the Gene Reynolds Scholarship award for directing her thesis film "Stitches." But when she left UCLA, she…
Touchstone Pictures has grabbed screenwriter Gary Scott Thompson's "88 Minutes," a suspense-thriller pitch for low-six against mid-six figures.
TNT has signed veteran producers Al Ruddy and Gerry Rafshoon to produce the comedy-drama "Washington Slept Here," a telefilm centered on the increasing blurring lines between presidential politics…
While feature-length documentaries have been considered by many to form the backbone of quality programming at Sundance, the fest's burgeoning short films program might be considered its ace in the…
Adolf Hitler's favorite helmer Leni Riefenstahl is still a hot potato, as a one-off unspooling of her 1934 classic "Triumph of the Will" recently proved.
Gotham-based producer Arielle Tepper, currently co-producing "James Joyce's The Dead" at the Belasco Theater on Broadway, has entered into an exclusive two-year deal with USA Films.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 12 awards for scientific and technical achievement at ceremonies March 4 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has moved its West Coast headquarters a few miles east to Toluca Lake from Sherman Oaks after purchasing a building at 10045 Riverside Drive.
When Arik Kaplun's debut feature premiered at the '99 Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, it was everything he could have wanted. "Yana's Friends" had the audience laughing and crying. They even stood…
Barely a year after announcing he has Parkinson's disease, thesp Michael J. Fox has decided to ankle ABC's "Spin City" at the end of the season -- a move which likely means the end of the laffer in…