Composer Randy Edelman will receive the 2003 Richard Kirk Award for career achievement at the BMI Film & TV Awards May 14 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Merv Griffin will receive the BMI…
Sheldon Turner's love for Walter Kirn's "Up in the Air" has paid off handsomely -- his spec adaptation of the novel has landed at the DreamWorks-based Montecito Picture Co. in a deal valued at…
Nicolas Chartier has been tapped to head the L.A. office of Australia-based production and sales entity Arclight Films.
Manhattan Pictures Intl. acquired all North American rights to Holedigger Films' "Off The Map." Directed and produced by Campbell Scott, pic stars Joan Allen and Sam Elliott.
Kim Basinger, Mimi Rogers and Bijou Phillips have joined lead Jeff Bridges in "The Door in the Floor," writer-director Tod Williams' adaptation for Focus Features of the John Irving bestseller, "A…
Argentine helmer-scribe Santiago Carlos Oves has begun lensing "Conversaciones con mama" (Conversations With Mother), a drama starring veteran actress Concepcion "China" Zorrilla de San Martin and…
TLA Releasing is launching the Intl. Film Festival series on DVD and VHS, covering films that played in fests including Berlin, Toronto, Cannes, New York and Montreal but did not get a wider release.
Miramax Films' Oscar winner "Chicago" broke the $157 million threshold in domestic box office Monday night, making it the highest-grossing film ever released by the company.
After two years -- and lawyers' fees of $270,000 -- the Oslo City Council has decided not to privatize Oslo Municipal Cinemas, Norway's largest theater circuit, which accounts for up to 30% of the…
Danish director Jesper W. Nielsen, whose "Okay" was a critical and audience favorite, has received $800,000 from the Danish Film Institute for "Don't You Know John Lennon?," a new comedy from "Okay"…
DreamWorks exec Ron Nelson has formally ankled the upstart, title-free studio, to get the big title -- and presumably big money -- as chief financial officer and board member of Cendant Corp., the…
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