The public portion of the Sprockets Toronto Intl. Film Festival for Children was announced Tuesday.
Worldwide box office increased by 9% and a smaller number of releases generated bigger grosses for the Hollywood majors, according to Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti in his…
Oscar-winning director Bernardo Bertolucci will start shooting the telepic "The Siege" in Rome on Monday. The romantic drama stars British actors David Thewlis and Thandie Newton.
Producer Steven D. Reuther has christened his new film company, hired several senior executives and unveiled its first development slate.
Independent producer Paul de Souza has sold his telefilm project "Ringside Casino" to Bonneville Worldwide Entertainment.
Oscar-winner William Friedkin is attached to direct the William Davies-scripted thriller "Truth or Dare" for New Regency Prods.
Independent producer/exhibitor Regent Entertainment has signed a six-picture co-financing and production deal with U.K.-based entertainment financier Flashpoint.
Filmmakers Erin Dignam, Tim Blake Nelson and Scott Saunders were announced as finalists for the Someone to Watch Award at the upcoming Independent Spirit Awards on March 21.
Eli Samaha's Phoenician Films has picked up the spec thriller script "Charley Needles" for high five figures against low six figures, sources said.
Gus Van Sant, director of "Good Will Hunting," will executive produce "Speedway Junky," the feature directorial debut of shorts-filmmaker Nickolas Perry.
Thomas Jane has joined the cast of "Molly," starring opposite Elisabeth Shue and Aaron Eckhart in the MGM pic about a mentally handicapped woman who becomes a genius after undergoing a revolutionary…