Tatiana Siegel will be joining Variety and Variety.com on Aug. 27 as a film reporter, editor-in-chief Peter Bart has announced.
Notable U.S. directors such as Brian De Palma, Todd Haynes and Noah Baumbach dominate the slate at the 2007 New York Film Festival, which unveiled its full lineup on Wednesday.
The San Sebastian Film Festival is extending its Cinema in Motion showcase to include not only the Maghreb and Portuguese-speaking Africa but also Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian…
Channel 4 and its movie arm Film4 have partnered with Edinburgh's Traverse Theater to help new writers and directors make the transition between stage and screen.
Writer-director Chris Kentis and producer Laura Lau are reteaming on an untitled thriller for Paramount Vantage -- their first film since indie hit "Open Water."
Newly minted indie banner Monterrey Pictures has tapped Nat Christian to pen and co-produce its first feature, "700 Hill."
IFC Entertainment is returning to its focus on distributing indie films with budgets of up to $3 million and ditching its strategy of releasing bigger-budgeted pics.
Michael Cera ("Superbad") will star in Dimension's teen comedy "Youth in Revolt," a co-production of Permut Presentations and Shangri-La Entertainment.
Len Wiseman ("Live Free or Die Hard") has decided to "Escape From New York," and is set to helm the New Line remake, which will star Gerard Butler and be produced by Neal Moritz.
Imagi Animation Studios, producer of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," has pacted with Wowwee to distribute toys from its next two animated movies "Gatchaman" and "Astroboy."
Scribes Jim Sheridan, David Hare and Jean-Claude Carriere will help highlight screenwriting at the Copenhagen Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 20-30.