Commercials director Blair Hayes is in final negotiations to make his feature helming debut with "Bubble Boy," a comedy recently greenlit by Disney.
Artisan Entertainment has produced "The Burkittsville 7," a half-hour mock documentary that's part of a joint marketing campaign with Showtime. The goal: to get cable subscribers to watch the its…
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 nation's top film schools may not be cultivating the next generation of science-fiction filmmakers, but Sci Fi Channel hopes to give that genre a shot in the arm by sponsoring a $1 million grant…
The creme de la crème of French cinema, flanked by politicians, writers and assorted celebs, took to the streets of Paris on Wednesday to defend "Rape Me," a sex- and violence-filled movie pulled…
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.
The French have planted another flag in American soil: Canal Plus on Thursday unveiled a $900 million deal with Michael Ovitz's APG to produce and distribute feature films for the international…
The Polish film "Wajaczek" took the top two awards as the eighth ArtFilm festival wrapped Friday in the Slovak spa resort of Trencianske Teplice. Director Lech Majewski and cinematographer Adam…
Brazilian screenwriters are assembling a national association to form a united front on certain issues, but will not engage in collective bargaining.
The British Academy Film Awards will be handed out Feb. 25 next year, four weeks before the Oscars instead of two weeks after the Hollywood ceremony. The British Academy of Film & Television Arts…