The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences presented medals to the winners in the 1999 Student Academy Awards on Sunday.
Director Eric Kripke has been signed to helm MGM's teen comedy with a dark twist, "Munchies."
In a sluggish spec script market, New Line Cinema has ponied up a startling $1 million against $2 million for the role-reversal comedy "Just Like a Woman."
U.S. distrib Stratosphere Entertainment is joining forces with London-based sales company Capitol Films and BBC Films to finance "My Boy Jack" from Brian Eastman's Carnival Films.
Warner Bros. will combine its feature and TV animation divisions under one roof in Sherman Oaks, giving WB TV Animation prexy Jean MacCurdy expanded responsibilities for overseeing the physical…
In an effort to strengthen its ties to the film industry, insurance conglom Near North National Group has tapped Roger Torneden as CEO of its newly created Western operations division.
More than 1,500 guests turned out for the third annual Acapulco Black Film Festival, to see host Robert Townsend present the director award to F. Gary Gray, and the best black film award to Gray's…
Matt Dillon will star opposite Liv Tyler in “One Night at McCool’s” for Michael Douglas’ Further Films under its deal with USA Films. Harald Zwart directs the sexy tale of different men’s…
Five months after settling out of its partnership with now-defunct Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Tom Pollock and Ivan Reitman's Montecito Picture Co. has re-emerged with a new deal at DreamWorks.
Touchstone Pictures will stir up the Disney cauldron with "Witchwars," from a spec script by James Egan.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voted Tuesday night to limit to three the number of producers who may receive the best picture Oscar, restricted eligibility in the best song category to…