After seven years as a producer based at 20th Century Fox, Paul Schiff has inked a three-year, exclusive production deal with Walt Disney Pictures, where he'll rejoin his former mentor and colleague…
Hungary is drafting a new film law containing provisions that will dramatically increase taxes for distributors of U.S. theatrical and video titles and possibly shrink Hungary's cinema industry…
France's Centre National de la Cinematographie will increase its funding for the audiovisual industry to $22.5 million in the coming year.
The 12th annual Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival unspools Oct. 27- Nov. 16, with more than 100 independent features from 30 countries, including the U.S., Brazil, China, Israel, Australia and…
Thesp Nancy Allen has been cast in the Jersey Films/Universal Pictures pic "Out of Sight," based on Elmore Leonard's bestselling novel of the same name.
Brad Hunt, Lori Petty and newcomer Jimmy Tuckett will star in Intrepid Entertainment and Gitlin Prods.' "Clubland," based on the first screenplay by Grammy-winning songwriter and record producer Glen…
Michael Aguilar has ankled his post as director of creative affairs at Paramount Pictures to join Warner Bros.-based production company Donner/Shuler-Donner.
Miramax Films has pre-bought North American rights to "The Wisdom of Crocodiles," a metaphysical thriller starring Jude Law that starts shooting this month.
Ethan Embry ("White Squall," "That Thing You Do!") and Jennifer Love Hewitt (TV's "Party of Five" and "House Arrest") are set to co-star in "The Party" for Columbia Pictures.
As Hong Kong hit the 100-day mark of Chinese rule, chief executive Tung Chee-Hwa reiterated the city's commitment to freedom of expression and outlined several new government programs to spur the…
National Geographic Feature Films has grabbed the life rights of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau from the non-profit environmental org, the Cousteau Society.