Brian Snedeker has been named veepee of feature film development at Jim Henson Prods.
International exhibitors launched NATO/ShoWest '94 Monday with a rallying cry for free trade, as top European exhibs challenged the specter of quotas on indigenous product and called for the free…
"Farewell My Concubine" director Chen Kaige has outlined production plans for his next film "Madame Mao," which will be based on the life story of the wife of Mao Tse-tung.
It was aces high once again, as Morgan Creek's "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" stood its ground on top of the box office heap with a three-day total of just over $ 5 million.
Mike Nichols, Dick Van Dyke and Elaine May took top honors at the eighth annual American Comedy Awards Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium -- although the recent deaths of comedy veterans John…
Ronni Chasen resigned Monday as senior VP of worldwide publicity at MGM/UA Distribution. She will remain at the Santa Monica-based company through the middle of May as a consultant, and then will…
The trend was down for the exclusives roster last weekend, with only one pic bucking the southward trend: Gramercy's "Savage Nights" was up by a small margin in its sophomore week at the Angelika in…
Leonard Klady: Cinefile
The late disc jockey Lonnie Johnson Jr. worked for KGFJ. His obituary Friday listed an incorrect station. * * * Director Jim Sheridan is not scheduled to be a presenter at the Oscars, contrary to an…
Recent multiple Grammy winner Whitney Houston has joined the list of presenters for the 66th Academy Awards show, being produced by Gilbert Cates.
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, high-brow scribbler of such pix as "A Room With a View" and "Howards End," was named winner of the Writers Guild of America 1994 Screen Laurel award Monday.