IFP/West's Screenwriting Lab has expanded its workshop to twice a year and is currently seeking submissions for the fall lab, which runs in November and December.
Continuing to ramp up its developing and production team, Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free Prods. has enlisted Zach Schiff-Abrams as veep of development and production. In his new position…
Joe Roth's Revolution Studios and Julia Roberts' Shoelace Entertainment have jointly hired vet producer Deborah Schindler as prexy of Gotham-based Shoelace. In her new role, Schindler will serve as…
Robert De Niro has committed to making Franchise Pictures' "City by the Sea," a $60 million thriller, part of which Barry Baeres' German company Intertainment will finance.
Mandalay has offered a lifeline to the gameshow comedy "Press Your Luck" and is near a deal to put the film into production by year's end with Bill Murray starring and Howard Franklin directing his…
In an unusually feverish summer comes a pitch with a fittingly incandescent price tag. Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett's thriller, "Frames" has sold to Columbia Pictures in a deal valued at $800,000…
Chile will launch in October its first Mapuche Film Festival, featuring documentaries and shorts made by or about indigenous tribes in the country.
Danish films accounted for less than 6% of gross domestic box office receipts during the first six months of 2000, the Danish Film Institute reported. In 1999, the share was 27%. In explaining the…
Dimension is fast-tracking a sequel to "Scary Movie," reuniting director Keenen Ivory Wayans and actor-screenwriters Shawn and Marlon Wayans for "Scary Movie II." Pic will go into production this…
In what will be his live-action feature debut, Ralph Zondag ("Dinosaur") has signed on to direct "Raised by Ghosts" from an original script by Craig Mitchell and Richard Stern, rewritten by Brandon…