Jan Dunn's "Ruby Blue" won best film at the London Independent Film Festival.
World-renowned Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta is developing a movie based on his own life story, to shoot later this year.
Charles Segars' Sparkler Entertainment has acquired feature rights to a series of political action thriller novels by TV producer Gary Grossman with the goal of developing a franchise.
Virginia Madsen has signed on to co-star in the Amelia Earhart biopic "Amelia" for Avalon Pictures and Fox Searchlight.
Columbia Pictures has scooped up Paul Fruchbom's comedy spec "Winter's Discontent" for low six figures.
The WGA West has selected Budd Schulberg as recipient of its 2008 Laurel Award for Screen, honoring lifetime achievement in writing for motion pictures.
Yang Tingting, a 21-year-old student from the Beijing U. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, has won a short film competition about respecting copyright issues run by the MPA, the organizers of the 15th…
They gave Diddy, Puff Daddy, Puffy, Sean Jean Combs his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame the other day. And far from shucking and jiving around, here's what he said to reporter John Hiscock...
After last year's heat over the Tribeca Film Festival's shortcomings -- too high ticket prices! too spread out! too many movies! -- lowered to a simmer, some insiders were left wondering about the…
A mildly acquisitive Sundance coupled with economic woes and a tough theatrical marketplace have buyers casting a particularly cautious eye on this year's Tribeca lineup. Still, a few titles are…
2008 Tribeca Film Festival: Filmmakers & Industry Events and Panels