The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will bestow Spotlight Awards for outstanding achievement in filmmaking upon nine student directors Thursday at the Directors Guild. Kudos are a part of…
Director Roland Joffe and French producer Alain Goldman are teaming up again, Goldman said Tuesday, to make the $15 million pic "Animal."
Miramax Films has closed a deal for the film and television rights to Gay and Laney Salisbury's nonfiction novel "Ice Bound" for producer Richard Gladstein to produce via his FilmColony shingle…
French giant Vivendi and its subsidiary Canal Plus put down a $30 billion bid for Seagram on Tuesday and an announcement of the deal could come as early as next week.
Shane Salerno, Richard Price and John Singleton collaborated on the screenplay for “Shaft.” Information was incomplete in Monday’s paper.
In a very patchy weekend at the foreign box office, when complete figures from vacationing Western Europe and Australia were hard to come by, Fox's "Big Momma's House" got its foreign campaign off to…
"Shower" continued its festival reign, picking up two top prizes at the 26th annual Seattle International Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday with an awards breakfast at the Space Needle. Now backed…
New-media company Threshold Entertainment has started production on its first digitally animated feature film "Foodfight!" after raising $50 million in equity financing.
U.S. movie exhibitor Loews Cineplex Entertainment will enter the Japanese market, with plans to initially build five multiplexes, a Japanese financial daily reported over the weekend. Foreign…
Special effects powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic said Monday it plans to expand extensively into the animation business, creating a slate of computer-generated films and television shows as…
Adding a further chill to the current frosty climate for homegrown productions, figures just released for Italy's 1999-2000 box office season show the market share for local features dropping by…