Call it an offer the Mario Puzo estate couldn't refuse: Miramax has made a seven-figure preemptive bid to acquire the screen and broadcast rights to "Omerta," the late "Godfather" author's…
Brooklyn is getting another large production facility, New York Studios announced Wednesday.
Sam Maser, a former program director at the London Jewish Film Festival and the Hamptons Film Festival, has been named program director of the Tribeca Film Center's "First Look" series.
Academy Award-winning screenwriters will address violence, sex and why certain scripts sell at the 2nd Annual AFI Screenwriters Weekend, part of the weeklong AFI Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival.
"Sufflosen" (The Prompter), director Hilde Heier's love story set at the Norwegian National Opera, has been selected as Norway's next bid for the foreign-language Oscar.
While split-rights deals may be the way of the future -- allowing the majors to handle domestic distribution while reducing costs and risk by selling off international -- in Italy at least, Buena…
Anjelica Huston, Barbara Kopple, and Cicely Tyson are among five industryites who will be honored at the 20th annual New York Women in Film & Television Muse Awards taking place Dec. 7, the org…
Djimon Hounsou and Armin Mueller-Stahl are set to star in "The Long Run" for Anant Singh's Distant Horizon.
In another key addition to the Canuck company's U.K. release slate, Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution has acquired British helmer Eric Styles' "Relative Values" for the U.K. and Canada.
Bruckheimer Films has yet again taken a pitch preemptively off the market, nabbing scribe Steve Bing's comedy, "You Need Therapy."
The Avnet/Kerner Co. in conjunction with the Walt Disney Co. has closed a pact with David Kaczynski, brother of convicted Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, to make a feature film based on David's life.