In recognition of their efforts in advancing opportunities for women and minorities, Bruce Paltrow, John Wells and Christopher Chulack will receive the inaugural DGA Diversity Award, the Directors…
Tyke Caravelli and Ann Ramer wrote the original screenplay for Apex Films’ “Trance,” from a concept by Caravelli and Tane McClure. Gary Orona will direct. The Aug. 29 story was incorrect. * * *…
Talk about a long flight. A few days after Buena Vista distribution prez Phil Barlow made national headlines by accusing his New Line counterpart Al Shapiro of inflating box office estimates, Barlow…
"Strictly Ballroom" and "Children of the Revolution" producer Tristram Miall has pacted with Beyond Intl. to develop feature films that Beyond will market globally.
Viacom's Canadian exhibitor Famous Players Ltd. finally broke ground Wednesday for its future flagship megaplex in Toronto after the development cleared regulatory hurdles at City Hall.
"The first four days were absolute chaos," admitted Felice Laudadio, director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival in an interview with Daily Variety.
A tribute here to slain anti-apartheid crusader Steve Biko is getting an injection of showbiz.
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
Looking for a bigger home to accommodate its expansion plans, indie pic and television producer PM Entertainment plans to more than double its production facilities in Sun Valley.
If a big Hollywood production approached the newly formed Rome Film Commission and asked to set up cameras in the Colosseum, would they be laughed out of town?
Final figures Tuesday confirmed a final summer '97 tally of $2.23 billion, exceeding the prior seasonal record set last year by a modest 2%. Also in line with Variety projections, admissions dipped…