The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures has tapped Jane Fonda and composer Howard Shore to pick up the org's career achievement awards this year.
The Producers Guild of America has selected "Good Night, and Good Luck" as the recipient of its Stanley Kramer Award, recognizing work that dramatically illuminates provocative social issues…
The British government has given Hollywood and its friends in the U.K. film industry an early Christmas present. On Monday it unveiled major tax credits for films shot in the U.K. The breakdown: 16%…
Sundance Institute on Monday unveiled the lineup for the 2006 Sundance Film Festival's shorts program, which will feature 73 short pics split into domestic and international competitive categories.
Hard Sell: When kirk Kerkorian last put MGM on the block, analysts tried to put a price on the James Bond franchise, which has sold some $3.7 billion in movie tickets. Now that "Casino Royale" is set…
Spain's distribution house Sogepaq has sold all French and Belgian rights on Fernando Leon's Sundance World Competition social drama "Princesas" (Princesses) to French distrib ARP.
"Ultranova," the notable debut from Belgian actor-turned helmer Bouli Lanners, and Jean-Marc Vallee's Canadian foreign-lingo candidate "C.R.A.Z.Y." took top honors at the 43rd Gijon Intl. Film…
The fifth Whistler Film Fest ended Sunday in a flurry of awards and a dump of snow, with Toronto-based Ilan Saragosti's "Exiles in Lotus Land" winning the Phillip Borsos Award for new Canadian…
Gold Circle Films has bought remake rights to South Korean hit romantic comedy "My Sassy Girl," which DreamWorks recently put into turnaround.
Mel Gibson's newly christened Con Artists Prods. TV banner has set up four network projects for next season, including a trio of dramas exploring various aspects of the law.
DreamWorks and producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald have picked up the rights to Jennifer Weiner's Glamour magazine short story "The Guy Not Taken," which Benderspink will also produce.