Crusader Entertainment has purchased the comedy pitch "Rat's Tale" from scribe Dan Rosen ("Dead Man's Curve") for producers Sid and Marty Krofft ("H.R. Pufnstuf"). Pic will be produced by Crusader's…
AFI Fest 2000 will present a look at the state of screenwriting in Hollywood with the third annual Screenwriters Forum Oct. 23 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Forum will conclude with a screening…
Ireland's oldest film event is now Europe's most potentially lucrative showplace for the makers of short films. The 45-year-old Murphy's Cork Film Festival (running Oct. 15-22) has significantly…
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Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has snapped up Alfonso Cuaron's "Y Tu Mama Tambien" ("And Your Mother Also") for France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy from Good Machine International.
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired all media rights for Latin America to Brazilian director Sandra Werneck's upcoming pic, "Amores Possiveis" ("Possible Loves"). The deal was announced at Festival do…
Organizers of the 67th edition of the Mifed, the Milan-based international film market, said the registration tally to date has reached 457 films, including 266 market premieres.
"Loners," the soph effort of Czech helmer David Ondircek, and its star Jiri Machacek won over Polish viewers at the 16th Warsaw International Film Festival last week.
Thesp Simon Rex has pledged for producers Terence Michael and Richard Finney's collegiate comedy "Going Greek."
U.K. film sales company the Sales Co. has named Jane Wright as its acting chief exec, replacing Alison Thompson.
Marcus Morton's equity-backed urban genre film production shingle, Absolute Entertainment, has inked a two-year deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to co-finance titles in the under- $10 million range. MGM…
Antonio More, director general of Rome's Cinecitta Studios since 1989, has stepped down from his position, to be replaced by Lamberto Mancini.