Dragged back into the red last quarter by anticipated losses at its half-owned USA Network, Paramount Communications nevertheless reported a surprisingly robust performance from its film business.
Applications are being accepted for the fifth annual Writer's Film Project, a yearlong program for fiction, theater and film writers sponsored by Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
Producer Arnold Kopelson on Tuesday purchased the week's hot spec script, making an outright buy of "Como Bluff" for low six figures against mid six figures, sources said.
In an unprecedented move, President Fidel Ramos reversed his appointed censors and allowed the screening of Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" without cuts.
Domestic theaters took in $ 5.15 billion in 1993, setting a new record, according to figures released Tuesday by Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti.
Film director/cinematographer John Bailey (“China Moon”) has signed an exclusive commercial production deal with Brownstone Prods. Bailey, the cinematographer on “In the Line of Fire,””The Accidental…
A fact-based novel about a Georgia murder that has captivated Southern readers has been optioned by producers Arnold Stiefel and Randy Phillips in a deal that could garner Manhattan-based writer John…
Former MGM exec Don Barrett has joined Nest Prods. as a senior veepee of marketing, just in time to help the fledgling indie market its first theatrical release, "The Swan Princess."
Bernadette Peters will sing and perform the opening number on the 66th Academy Awards show, which will be broadcast by ABC live at 6 p.m. March 21 from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. It will be…
Fine Line Features has grabbed North American rights to Nanni Moretti's "Caro Diario" (Dear Diary), an Italian first-person comedy echoing the style of Woody Allen.
Polygram Filmed Entertainment, a unit of the Dutch media giant, has bought Movies Films Prods., the Benelux indie distrib and producer, for an undisclosed sum.