In a nail-biting year for film competition, Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" gained a beachhead Wednesday by winning the top motion picture award from the Producers Guild of America.
Amid crucial talks here that could see German media kingpin Kirch Group take control of the local pay TV market, signs are that Kirch is gearing up to announce it will halve the purchase price for…
Radu Mihaleanu's WWII tragicomedy "Train of Life" took the audience award at the 16th Miami Film Festival, in what was a record year for fest attendance and B.O. Around 41,000 tickets were sold…
Former Venice Film Festival topper Felice Laudadio is gearing up for a busy summer. In addition to producing Michelangelo Antonioni's new feature, "Destination Verna," the veteran fest organizer has…
David Spade will write and star in "The Adventures of Joe Dirt" for Warner Bros. that Robert Simonds ("The Waterboy") will produce.
Producer and financier Betsy Davis unveiled a production slate at the American Film Market that includes "It Never Rains," a black comedy written and directed by Blake Edwards.
Discovery Channel and India's Sterling Group are close to a $15 million deal for distributing Discovery, Animal Planet and Discovery Kids in India on the DTH TV network.
Broadcasters, cablers and satcasters agree that high-definition television is off to a running start but are worried about jinxing their early progress by overheating consumer expectations.
BBC Films has disclosed details for two of its upcoming features, "Salt Water," and "All About Adam," a co-production with Miramax-backed HAL Films.
Walt Disney Pictures has bought scribe David Capper's comedy pitch "Kung Fool" for a low to mid-six figures.
Pic crix Elvis Mitchell and Joel Siegel will soon give their thumbs a workout alongside Roger Ebert as guest reviewers for "Siskel & Ebert."