“Durban Poison,” written and directed by Andrew Worsdale, was awarded the best South African feature film prize at the 34th Durban International Film Festival. Worsdale’s road-movie thriller is…
When the 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival scheduled his film as opening-night attraction, director Jahmil XT Qubeka knew he would be in the spotlight. But he had no idea how intense and heated that…
"Survivor" might not have been the first reality competition show — depending on whom you ask — but it certainly set the modern standard. It may seem everyday business now, but back in 2000, proving…
A year ago at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, leaders of SAG and AFTRA unveiled plans to merge the two performers unions with SAG prexy Ken Howard touting the combo on the live telecast.
Twelve film and TV projects, each pivoting in a different way around Israel's capital city, have earned funding thanks to a NIS8 million ($2.14 million) allocation from the Jerusalem Development…
Lesley-Ann Brandt ("Spartacus") has joined Richard Dreyfuss, Danny Masterson, Danny Glover and Jon Heder in dark indie comedy "Killing Winston Jones."
Under new programmer, sprocket opera mixes awards season fare with challenging indies.
ICM Partners is beefing up its film lit ranks, naming Cinetic Media's Bart Walker as a partner in the percentery.
Samuel L. Jackson and Dominic Cooper will topline indie legal thriller "Reasonable Doubt," formerly "The Good Samaritan."
The American Film Institute has tapped Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" as the closing night film for its AFI Fest on Nov. 8 at the Chinese Theater.
Filmmaker Lee Storey earned very good reviews and film festival plaudits for her documentary "Smile 'Til It Hurts: The Up With People Story." She ran into trouble, she said, for apparently being a…