Distrib vet Mark Borde has launched Innovation Film Group, a theatrical distribution shingle based in Santa Monica.
Producer Roger Corman plans to make a now-rare foray into the theatrical feature world with "Captain Justice," an action comedy budgeted at $3 million.
Amid a criminal probe over lavish spending and political donations, the Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has pulled the plug on a pair of $500-a-plate fundraisers for Los Angeles City Council…
Newcomer Sara Foster has landed the lead female role in "The Big Bounce," joining Owen Wilson, Morgan Freeman and Gary Sinise in the George Armitage-directed drama for Warner Bros. and Shangri-La…
Miramax Films has acquired North American and Latin American rights to "Valentin," written and directed by Alejandro Agresti.
Wednesday began on a solemn note at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, with all business activity on hold and theaters dark in commemoration of Sept. 11.
The U.S. Film Festival Circuit, a recently formed marketing coalition of 20 smaller fests around the country, said it has signed Lincoln Mercury as a first big sponsor.
Palm Pictures will handle DVD production and distribution for Arthouse, a 4-year-old New York company specializing in theatrical releases of films by artists such as Man Ray, Stan Brakhage, Harry…
South African filmmaker Anant Singh received the Lifetime Founder Member Award of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund on Saturday.
Studio Babelsberg topper Gabriela Bacher has been dismissed -- after just one year on the job.
"The Bourne Identity," "Minority Report," "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "Road to Perdition," "Monsoon Wedding" and "Y Tu Mama Tambien" are among the nominees for the sixth annual Hollywood Film Fest's…