Paramount Pictures-based Lynda Obst Prods. has purchased novelist Robert Stone's "Damascus Gate" for a six-figure sum.
Walter M. Schonfeld has been tapped prexy of Technicolor's worldwide film group, replacing Ron Jarvis, who retired from the post in December.
Here's a rosy indicator of what a foreign-language Oscar nomination means to a distributor: USA Films is currently handling "Rosetta," a double-winner at Cannes (Palme d'Or and actress), slowly and…
Veteran film editors Dann Cahn and Marge Fowler have been selected as this year's winners of the American Cinema Editors' Career Achievement Awards.
The average Oscar watcher may be clueless about the list of contenders in the animated short category. However, toon insiders can often tell you which titles are going to land a nomination a few…
A full ring of wrestling organizations got a new challenger as Mark Anthony Prods. quietly cleared new grappling federation "WXO" in major markets across the country and is set to tussle in…
Brian Keane, former assistant controller at News America, has been tapped as chief financial officer for Fox subsid Blue Sky Studios.
Spiritual leader is a job title not found on the typical Hollywood director's resume. It is, however, the day job for the helmer of "The Cup," the first film submitted for Oscar consideration from…
Edmund M. Di Giulio and Takuo Miyagishima will be feted with the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Scientific and Technical Awards.
A grainy scarefest ("The Blair Witch Project") that has become, in ratio to original cost, the most profitable film ever. A hilarious and wounding satire of American life ("American Beauty") that…
Daily Variety has announced the addition of three reporters to its Los Angeles reporting staff.