The British Academy of Film & Television Arts will hold Los Angeles preems of eight British films, including "Beautiful People," a 1999 Cannes Film Fest winner helmed by Jasmin Dizdar.
Cinar Corp. of Montreal announced Tuesday that a lawsuit filed last year by the Jim Henson Co. regarding Cinar-produced live-action puppet series "Wimzie's House" has been settled out of court.
Miramax Films has secured U.K. and Australian rights to "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" in return for releasing John Madden to direct the pic.
Sony-based Centropolis Entertainment has made a deal for "Steve Was Here," to be directed by Jonathan Frakes, the "Star Trek: Next Generation" star who made his feature helming debut with the "Trek"…
Drew Barrymore has been anointed ShoWest 2000 comedy star of the year -- the first femme thesp the org has tapped to receive its annual laffer honor.
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…