The second annual Method Fest, a Pasadena-based festival celebrating character-driven independent film, singled out thesps Hill Harper and Robin Deardon for their breakout performances in "The Visit"…
As part of its salute to cinema, the New York Foundation of the Arts will honor Barbara Kopple ("Wild Man Blues") and HBO for their commitment to independent film at NYFA's Champions of the Arts…
Rapid globalization is the top item on the agenda at the ongoing European-focused exhib conference Cinema Expo.
Revolution Studios has paid mid-six figures in rights and scripting fees to make a film based on "Single-Gal Heaven," a recent Elle magazine article about a reporter who dates five dot-com…
Nominations for this year's Humanitas Prize, recognizing film and television writers whose work champions human values, were announced Tuesday. The winners of this year's eight Humanitas Prizes…
Nine months after creating the niche unit, Universal Pictures has dubbed its inhouse specialty films division as Universal Focus.
Mark Wahlberg has signed to take the lead role in 20th Century Fox's "Planet of the Apes" in a two-picture deal that also includes a sequel.
Palm Pilot said Tuesday that, through a deal inked with AOL Moviefone, users of the handheld device will now be able to acquire movie tickets.
A Franco-German film version of "Tosca" will begin shooting later this year in Rome and at studios in Cologne, under the direction of French helmer Benoit Jacquot. "Tosca" will star Angela Georghiu…
Rarely does the book trade witness an overnight success story as lightning-quick as that of David Schickler.