The Independent Feature Project has released the names of the winners and finalists of its fourth annual Beigel Screenplay Award competition, with the $5,000 first prize going to Rene Donnard and…
John McTiernan is near a deal to direct Pierce Brosnan in the United Artists remake of "The Thomas Crown Affair," the 1968 drama that starred Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. Both McTiernan and…
MGM Worldwide Television Group has upped Mel Swope to executive VP of production. In his new post, Swope will continue to oversee production and post-production of all live-action programming…
It's never wrong to celebrate the client, and Lord knows there was plenty of that going on last week when Time Warner introduced its "NewsStand" lineup for three new CNN cable shows next month…
A half-dozen screenplays and manuscripts, from more than 1,400 entered, have won options and other prizes in the Discovery Awards, set up in 1991 by author Carlos de Abreu. De Abreu, who last year…
Young Broadcasting's KCAL emerged as the sleeper success story of the local May sweep.
"Deep Impact" lived up to its name and U.S. reputation as Mimi Leder's sci-fi disaster had stellar debuts in 15 foreign territories last week, hauling in $19 million from 2,100 screens.
In a move expected to shake up the German television industry, European competition authorities have roundly rejected the pay-TV merger proposal of teutonic media giants CLT-Ufa and the Kirch Group.
"Eternity and a Day," Greek director Theo Angelopoulos' poetic meditation on mortality and politics, won the Palme d'Or at the 51st Cannes Film Festival.
The American Film Institute Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival will unspool from Oct. 22 to 31. Scouting for potential films for the upcoming event at Cannes, fest director John Fitzgerald ranked Cannes…