In a rare trans-Atlantic transplant, one of Spain's biggest film and TV companies, Filmax Entertainment, is establishing a studio-style production system in Barcelona.
If you film it, they will come. So goes the philosophy behind Happy Trailers, a Florida-based startup that produces 3- to 5-minute promos for aspiring screenwriters hoping to catch the eye of studios…
The island of Bali is gradually luring producers, after the devastating 2002 bombings caused the fledgling Bali Film Commission to lose all five productions skedded to shoot on the island at the time.
Can't sit through "Gone With the Wind"? Cramming for a development meeting about a "Taxi Driver" remake? If so, Sparknotes.com, the popular online source of free Cliffs Notes-like study guides, now…
Extreme skiing, amazing climbing rescues and other high-adrenaline movies will be featured in pics at the Banff Mountain Film Festival, to be held Oct. 30-Nov. 7 in Banff, 90 miles west of Calgary.
European Film Promotion in collaboration with AFI Fest 2004 is launching New Faces in European Cinema.
George Hickenlooper will direct the Edie Sedgwick biopic "Factory Girl," with "Alfie" starlet Sienna Miller in negotiations for the lead. Bob Yari Prods. backs the pic, slated to begin production in…
Focus Features has picked up international sales rights to three pics -- "Hell," directed by Oscar winner Danis Tanovic; "The Secret Life of Words," written and directed by Isabel Coixet; and…
Columbia has bought the Barry L. Levy spec script "Vantage Point" for mid-six figures against $1 million for Neal Moritz's Original Film. "Rashomon"-style thriller depicts the attempted assassination…
Producer Gil Adler has come on board to produce Warner Bros. Pictures' Superman movie and the studio has confirmed the casting of 25-year-old Brandon Routh as the Man of Steel.
Kenneth R. Williams ("A Beautiful Life"), Dong Hyeuk Hwang ("Miracle Mile"), Anthony M. Puente ("Diego") and Stacey Kattman ("Love Thy Neighbor") took top prizes at the 10th annual DGA student film…