In a coop full of Chicken Littles decrying the rapid fall of pop culture, the Just Think Foundation's approach stands out. Rather than urging better movie and TV ratings, Internet censorship or a…
The ninth biennial Filmcritica Masters of Cinema Campidoglio Award -- designed to honor international filmmakers whose creative achievements and critical merits often have been overshadowed by their…
Austrian helmer Barbara Alberts' first feature, "Nordrand" (Northern Skirts), copped both main prizes at the Viennale Film Festival in Vienna: the Vienna Film Award for best Austrian picture, as well…
Michael Martineau, a longtime rock biz fixture who agented Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, the Who and Jethro Tull, has formed a Gotham-based film production company with a go picture and a…
Just 24 hours before "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc" hit French screens, director Luc Besson appeared to be rethinking his relationship with the pic's producer, Gaumont.
The centerpiece event of the weekend's Hamptons Film Fest was the fete thrown by the William Morris Agency on Saturday to celebrate the world preem of the Jason Alexander-helmed period comedy "Just…
Artisan Entertainment's newly established inhouse licensing and merchandising is adding 18 domestic and international licensing deals for "The Blair Witch Project."
Veteran producers Alan Riche and Tony Ludwig have entered into a multilayered partnership with top rock act manager Carl Stubner and indie producer Josh Woodward, creating Eagle Cove Prods.
Jodie Foster's Paramount-based Egg Pictures is in advanced talks to acquire the rights to "Investigation," a thriller placed into turnaround at USA Films.
Phoenix Pictures and Columbia Pictures are in talks with Mike Newell to direct "Shanghai," an epic-sized project scripted by Hossein Amini, who was Oscar nominated for his adaptation of "The Wings of…