"Gladiator" and "The Insider" proved that Russell Crowe is versatile, but he's considering showing a whole new side by making his directing debut.
Philip Seymour Hoffman and Donovan Leitch have committed to act in and direct, respectively, "Last Party 2000" for Henri Kessler's Gotham-based Offline Entertainment Group.
Presented by Alicia Silverstone and Natascha McElhone, "Love's Labour's Lost" will close the Karlovy Vary fest on Saturday. Screening will mark the theatrical release debut of Czech distrib outfit…
Blue Sky Studios, a unit of Fox Filmed Entertainment, has entered an agreement with Compaq computer that will solidify Blue Sky's standing as Fox's East Coast animation studio.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will fete sound designer and film editor Walter Murch as a prelude to its two-week series on sound in motion pictures that kicks off Oct. 6.
Taking a cue from the low-budget fest success "Idle Running," Slovenian filmmakers are cutting costs and doubling production. This summer finds seven films in production, compared with the normal…
Burt Berman, most recently a music exec at Sony, has joined Paramount as music prexy.
Spain has a new and powerful kid on the distribution block. High-flying private Spanish broadcaster Telecinco has inked a theatrical co-distribution deal with Buena Vista Intl. Spain (BVIS), which…
Two of the biggest hits of the summer, "Mission: Impossible 2" and "Scary Movie," wrapped up network deals Thursday: TBS will share a cable/broadcast window of "M:I-2" with either CBS or ABC, while…
On Aug. 4, the 18th annual Golden Boot Awards will ride into town.