Luc Besson's English-lingo Bruce Willis starrer "The Fifth Element" will be the opening film of the 50th Cannes Film Festival, fest topper Gilles Jacob announced.
The L.A..-based arm of Canal Plus' digital studio, Medialab, and post-production entity Four Media Co. (4MC) have formed a joint venture to provide real-time animation and production capabilities for…
The following quotes from Oscar winners are in response to a question about what winning the award meant to them, either personally or from a career standpoint.
The remaining films for the 47th annual Berlin Intl. Film Festival were announced this week, with a long list of European films competing for the Golden and Silver Bear awards in the event that runs…
When Elton John and Tim Rice took home an Academy Award in 1994 for best song for their "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from "The Lion King," it was one of three songs from the Walt Disney animated…
Fine Line Features has snapped up North American rights to writer-director-actress Troy Beyer's "Girl Talk."
Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired worldwide rights in all media to writer-director Miguel Arteta's "Star Maps," for what sources estimate to be $2.5 million.
Goldcrest Films Intl., the London-based sales and financing company, has confirmed its commitment to the Chinese-American movie project "The Battle of Ono," despite the death Jan. 14 of director King…
Leo the Lion has claimed his share of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's various divisions, with the company dropping the UA designation from all but United Artists Pictures.
Mayfair Entertainment has acquired all international rights to 27-year-old filmmaker Morgan J. Freeman's "Hurricane" for what sources familiar with the deal estimate to be more than $1 million.