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."
In a highly unusual move, the 1998 Toronto Intl. Film Festival has invited the director's cut of Radha Bharadwaj's Christian Slater starrer "Basil" to screen after it was yanked from last year's fest…
Producer Ray Stark has given another $500,000 to the Peter Stark Memorial Scholarship, a fund that provides financial support to students in film production at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and…
The Sundance Film Festival is calling for early submissions the American Independent Feature Film Competition of the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.
North American cinema impacted the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival awards Saturday night, grabbing major prizes, including the main prize -- the Crystal Globe -- and directing honors for Canadian…
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…
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…
Phoenix Pictures has paid a low-six against mid-six figures for "Venus," a pitch by Steven List & Astrid Neal with Jenna Elfman (TV's "Dharma and Greg") attached to star.
Michael Burns and Leanna Creel have renamed their indie production company Ignite Entertainment. It had been known as HSX Films.
Ralph Macchio has started shooting the indie film "Dizzyland" for Chamberlin Prods.