Thesp turned helmer Joan Chen returned to China to direct her first film, "Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl," and ended up mounting a guerrilla production that won her an Intl. Freedom of Expression honor…
The announcement of a TV miniseries about the life of the pope has caused a stir in Italy.
Jerome Williams, who at the William Morris Agency booked urban acts across the Northeastern U.S., has been named a new agent at ICM, responsible for North American booking and new talent acquisition.
A landmark year for the way animated features looked, 1999 was also memorable for the way pics such as "Iron Giant," "Princess Mononoke" and "Toy Story 2" sounded.
Commercial agents Rod Baron and Gar Lester have struck out on their own to launch Baron Entertainment, officially opening up shop next week.
Educated at a boarding school in the Himalayas, Tarsem saw "maybe four movies a month, 90% of them English. But sometimes we would go into town and see Indian movies."
When it comes to filming the screen version of a popular novel, memoir or play, cinematographer Michael Seresin has some advice: Don't read it before, during or after the shoot.
Fox's "Malcolm in the Middle" continues to outsmart its Nielsen competition, while CBS' multi-ethnic hospital drama "City of Angels" has emerged from a Sunday preview in fair condition.
Unlike the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, which used the "Year of the Woman" as it 1993 Oscar theme -- a proclamation widely derided as having more bark than bite -- organizers for…
The Dutch Film Fund, the chief coin subsid op for filmers in this country, has kicked more life into the already hot Dutch film production scene with the announcement of a new fund to back three…