Cauleen Smith's "Drylongso" has won the Grand Jury Prize for best feature at the third Urbanworld Film Festival, which wrapped last weekend here. Five other prizes were given --mostly to newcomers -…
Howard Meyers has been named senior VP, business affairs, for USA Films, as the amalgamation of October Films and Gramercy Pictures begins to define itself.
Universal Studios Home Video has tapped independent homevideo promo whiz Barbara Watts as veep.
Steve Harris, who plays defense attorney Eugene Young on the ABC hit "The Practice," had no intention of getting up at 5:30 a.m. to watch the Emmy nominee announcements. But in his blurry-eyed state…
Competition is slimmer this year at the Montreal World Film Festival, with the selection dipping to 19 pics from 24 last year, and with North American and big Hollywood pics keeping a low profile in…
The biggest fringe festival on the continent, known this year as "Bride of Frankenfringe," opens a 10-day run on Friday with 150 productions on 11 stages.
Amid a rocky market for initial public offerings, shares of Viacom Inc.'s Blockbuster unit were priced at $15 each on the eve of the company's IPO, a surprising one dollar below an estimated range of…
Screen Actors Guild president Richard Masur's rulings against efforts to renew an investigation into an internal election last fall were overturned Monday.
Like for most major awards, E! Entertainment Network takes to the airwaves early on Sept. 12 with 10 hours of live coverage while Fox will offer a one-hour pre-show.
American sports film company the Big Fights has lost an Australian court tussle in which it claimed copyright over films of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Determined to become a truly global distributor, Universal Pictures Intl. is plotting to establish outposts in Latin America and South Korea.