Saul Williams and Sonja Sohn, the stars of Trimark's "Slam," will receive the first Perry Ellis Breakthrough Award at the Independent Feature Project's Gotham Awards, to be held Sept. 23.
Exhibitors overseas were delighted last week with "Deep Impact," pretty happy with "City of Angels" and generally underwhelmed by the caliber of films that used the Cannes festival as a springboard.
Mel Gibson is suddenly on every studio's call sheet this week after the Aussie star pushed back the start date of "Farenheit 451" from this fall to next spring.
Execs and creative talent were reeling at the news of the killing of Phil Hartman, who was shot Thursday while he was sleeping at his Encino home in what police are calling a murder-suicide…
As publishers and producers exited their East and West coast offices Thursday and headed off to the heartland for Chicago's BookExpo America, their go betweens -- agents and scouts -- were kibbitzing…
Tired of being bombarded by those high-tech sound system trailers while you're waiting for the movie to start?
NTV, a leading Russian indie channel, went public Wednesday with details of a $2 million ransom that it paid for its three correspondents taken hostage in Chechnya last year.
Frank Langella has joined Johnny Depp and Lena Olin in Artisan Entertainment's "The Ninth Gate." The Roman Polanski-helmed thriller begins shooting in Paris on June 8.
After a firestorm of protest erupted in the theater community following the cancellation of plans to produce Terrence McNally's new play "Corpus Christi," the Manhattan Theater Club has reversed its…
EU culture ministers have backed plans to set up a European film awards designed to rival Hollywood's Academy Awards.
Formed two years ago by producer Robert Greenhut and investment banker Jon Ein, Foundry Film Partners has quietly carved out a profitable niche for itself in the "gap" finance market, where banks and…