Male-skewing Internet media company Break Media will write $20,000 checks to eight finalists of digital short-film competish to produce their films, with grand-prize winner to receive development…
Amazon Screenplay Contest
Aiming to boost its model of developing screenplays online with bigger-name talent, Amazon Studios approaches its second anniversary with a key acquisition: its first original feature from a top…
Robert Mark Kamen will deliver a screenplay for Philip Noyce's "Bloodsport" in about a month, producer Edward R. Pressman told Variety on the Lido.
It's difficult to know who's the targeted audience for the ultra-worthy omnibus compilation "8." The results are often didactic, occasionally simplistic, and only rarely genuinely affecting.
For those convinced local TV news long ago graduated from parody to self-parody, pic nevertheless wrings ample laughs from that milieu and the big-haired 1970s. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay generate…
A traditional Irish music competition serves to ignite new passions, freshen old resentments and stir up the rivalry between two long-feuding brothers in "The Boys From County Clare." Theatrical…
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