Fox Searchlight has extended its Simon Beaufoy franchise by picking up "Among Giants," the latest film from the "Full Monty" scripter, for distribution in North America, the U.K. and Australia.
In the face of declining support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Film Institute is abandoning its daily screening schedule at its Kennedy Center theater.
Miramax Films has upped Julie Goldstein to senior vice president of production and development from veepee. In her new post, Goldstein will oversee films through all stages of development and…
The American Society of Cinematographers has awarded its top honor, the Outstanding Achievement Award, to four film and television directors of photography.
Peter Guber's Mandalay Entertainment is in serious talks to move its base of operations to Paramount Pictures, according to sources.
Actress singer Connie Stevens had a $4.3 million jury verdict against her thrown out Friday when the trial judge granted a motion for a new trial.
New Yorker Films has picked up the rights to Manuel Poirier's "Western," winner of the grand jury prize at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.
A potentially serious breach between ABC and its affiliated stations could begin Wednesday if WSYX, the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, goes ahead with its plan to preempt the network's new 9:30…
Touchstone Pictures has picked up feature rights to John Christopher's sci-fi book series "The Tripods Trilogy" for producers Jane Hamsher and Don Murphy, the studio confirmed Friday.
Alicia Hirsch has been named senior VP of technical services and distribution at Universal Studios Operations Group. Joining from MTM Enterprises/Family Channel, Hirsch will handle coordination of…