The Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, will endow 32 college and community film programs across the U.S. with nearly $363,000.
The Sundance Channel has bought the U.S. rights to the feature-length documentary "Dark Days," about the people who live in the Amtrak tunnels adjacent to Penn Station in Manhattan.
Passion for arthouse cinema ran as high as ever at St. Petersburg's eighth Festival of Festivals, which ran in Russia's northern capital June 23-30. The main difference this year was that more of the…
Adam Goldberg and Rose McGowan will star in the indie pic "Fast Sofa," based on Bruce Craven's novel of the same name.
In an about-face for "About Schmidt," the project in turnaround from Sony's Columbia Pictures will soon land at New Line Cinema. Based loosely on the 1996 novel by Louis Begley, "Schmidt" reunites…
Gilles Jacob has officially taken over as president of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival, he confirmed Tuesday, while the question of who will succeed him as artistic director remains unresolved -- and…
June's box office results elicited a common response among distribs, exhibs and anyone interested in making money: Bring on July.
Keystone Entertainment, best known for its production of the $150 million "Air Bud" franchise, has launched domestic theatrical distribution operation Keystone Releasing.
Charles Sturridge has been attached to direct a feature version of J.M. Coetzee's Booker Prize-winning novel "Disgrace."
Eric Reid has been named chief operating officer of Lakeshore Entertainment, while Robert Benun has been upped to senior veepee, business and legal affairs.
Rising singing star Sisqo is making his film toplining debut for Miramax in "Getting Over Alison," the Tommy O'Haver-directed romantic comedy about a high school hoopster (Ben Foster) who quits the…