Rob Scheidlinger's Fox-based production company Omnibus is putting together a clutch of film projects, including pics for Nicholas Hytner and Alfonso Cuaron to direct.
Pics competing from the U.S. took the top prizes at the 27th Giffoni Intl. Film Festival, a showcase for family and children's films that wrapped July 27.
To "reduce the hype factor," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has revised its rules on Oscar promotions, banning review quotes and phone solicitations, and offering stricter definition…
ABC has tapped Marisa Tomei to star in the two-hour movie "National Geographic Presents: Reflections of Eden" for next season.
Japan's Fuji Television Network will be honored Sept. 15 for its global achievements by the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a black-tie event at the Gotham's…
Paramount Network TV has signed a two-year overall deal worth an estimated $2 million to $3 million with Tim O'Donnell, executive producer of the UPN sitcom "Clueless."
Paying attendance and industry presence both were up significantly at the 15th annual Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, which wrapped Sunday.
Hollywood studio ventures on the World Wide Web may be making money, breaking even, or getting close, and all seem to have serious business plans that anticipate real revenues. But no one is talking…
Veteran Canadian feature-film producer Prods. La Fete is moving into the TV arena in a big way with the lensing of "Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City," which is currently shooting in Montreal.
Dancing and kissing ruled the exclusive box office roster last weekend. Miramax's Japanese-language dancer "Shall We Dance?" twirled back into the top spot with $74,560 from five dance halls on both…
L.M. "Kit" Carson and Cynthia Hargrave have formed MainPix, a New York-based production company specializing in low-budget, independent films.