John Tintori has been tapped to succeed Christine Choy as chair of New York U.'s Kanbar Institute of Film and Television in the Tisch School of the Arts.
New Line has acquired "The Jazz Ambassadors," a pitch for Antoine Fuqua to direct and Morgan Freeman to star in as jazz impresario Duke Ellington. Fuqua hasn't made a film since 2004's "King Arthur."…
As studio shakeups rattle Hollywood and rumor mills churn, 20th Century Fox is playing a steady hand. Studio has reupped co-chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman for another five years. As part of…
New York-area members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will celebrate the 78th annual Academy Awards at Gotham's St. Regis Hotel.
New Line has decided to celebrate "Four Christmases" with director Victoria Jenson, who is set to helm the holiday comedy produced by Spyglass partners Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum and exec…
Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves will be among presenters at the 78th annual Academy Awards. The "Speed" thesps will co- star again in the upcoming pic "The Lake House."
Hungary's Culture Minister Andras Bozoki announced plans Thursday to increase film subsidies to the domestic movie industry by $386,000 over the $31 million already earmarked.
Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove's Alcon Entertainment, the indie production unit financed by FedEx owner Fred Smith, has renewed its long-term output and co-financing deal with Warner Bros…
Hollywood studios are finally focusing on Russia: The hottest theatrical market in Europe is growing at a 30% annual clip. Both Sony and Fox have plans to play a more active role in the country and…
Columbia Pictures has preemptively bought Matthew Carroll's spec script "Random Acts of Cruelty" for Escape Artists to produce. Story concerns a selfish man whose regrettable act of kindness thrusts…