Producer Dale Pollock ("Set It Off," "Mrs. Winterbourne") has been named the dean of the North Carolina School of the Arts' School of Filmmaking, effective Jan. 1.
Beginning today, the Directors Guild of America will hold a series of screenings of unreleased low-budget and independent films made by DGA members.
Universal has sidelined its period football comedy “Leatherheads,” opening up springtime slots for its star George Clooney and director Steven Soderbergh. Pic, which is being produced by Sydney…
Under its unique financial partnership with Disney, Spyglass Entertainment has acquired the worldwide rights and negative costs of "Instinct," the Jon Turteltaub-helmed feature starring Anthony…
In the highly competitive game of securing TV and film rights to real-life stories, timing is everything. Just ask writer-director Alan Shapiro ("The Crush," "Flipper"), who recently beat out a…
"Wings of the Dove" helmer Iain Softley has signed to direct New Line Cinema's "About a Boy" (formerly titled "Father Figure"), the feature adaptation of Nick Hornby's recent novel.
Zak Penn inked a Fox 2000 deal worth high-six against low-seven figures for "Escher's Code," a pitch for a dramatic film about a world controlled by a computer program. The futuristic story pits the…
Columbia Pictures has optioned Louis Begley's book "About Schmidt" for a feature, with Alexander Payne ("Citizen Ruth") attached to helm.
New films by Nancy Savoca, Allison Anders and Kurt Voss, Errol Morris, Mike Figgis, Gregg Araki, Doug Liman, Tony Goldwyn and Tim Roth are among the highlights of the Premiere screening section of…
Dick O’Neill, longtime character actor who played Charlie Cagney on the TV series “Cagney & Lacey,” died Nov. 17 of heart failure at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. He was 70. O’Neill spent many…
Canada's independent film and TV business garnered major gains in both revenue and profit over the past year, powered by strong international sales for Canuck TV product.
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