The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a grant of $50,000 to the Assn. of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), a trade org concerned with the collection, preservation, and…
The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian film festival Outfest '98 kicked off at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday with a screening of a gay-themed 1998 Sundance entry -- "Relax, It's…
Marking her departure from the family film genre, producer Jennie Lew Tugend (the "Free Willy" films) has teamed with Dan Clark to tackle the heavy drama "Buddha Rain."
A record-breaking international preem by "Armageddon" plus good-to-great bows by "Dr. Dolittle," "Godzilla," "Mulan," "Six Days, Seven Nights" and the "Grease" reissue combined last week to rouse the…
Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush ("Shine") is set to play the villainous mastermind in Universal's offbeat superhero pic "Mystery Men," directed by commercial helmer Kinka Usher.
Adding to their screenwriting Oscar kudos, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Thursday won the Humanitas Prize in the feature film category for Miramax's "Good Will Hunting."
Producer Scott Rudin has won the battle for "Battle Creek," executing a preemptive mid-six figure purchase of a Scott Lasser novel about four players on a minor league baseball team.
Clarence Williams III and Boyd Kestner have joined the ranks of Paramount's John Travolta-Madeline Stowe starrer "The General's Daughter" which begins shooting in Savannah, Ga. on Tuesday.
With dark skies and summer rains casting a pall over the 33rd Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, few competition films exciting the jury and a dearth of celebrities -- after the exit of first weekend…
Winona Ryder is in final negotiations to star in New Line Cinema's psychological thriller "Lost Souls," the helming debut of cinematographer Janusz Kaminski.
"Pretty Woman" director Garry Marshall is in final negotiations to reteam with stars Richard Gere and Julia Roberts on the Lakeshore-Interscope production "Runaway Bride."