At a preem for a film about Santa Claus, the big gift went to USC. Sunday's Chinese Theater bow of "Polar Express" benefited the USC School of Cinema-Television to the tune of $600,000.
"Innocent Voices" scribe Oscar Torres attempted to dry a few eyes after Saturday's U.S. preem of the pic based on his childhood in war-torn El Salvador.
Mira Sorvino and James Cromwell will be honored at the 2005 Artivist Film Festival, taking place April 19-24 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. Second annual humanitarian fest recognizes socially…
Comcast's role in the Sony-MGM deal was important -- but apparently not enough to convince outgoing topper Alex Yemenidjian that the cabler has gained more clout in the ongoing tug of war between…
Writers and producers can get along better, but it's a daunting task for both sides. That was the consensus Monday among panelists at AFM seminar "Merging Creativity and Business: the Writer/Producer…
"The Passion of the Christ" will be considered for Golden Globe awards, but "Fahrenheit 9/11" won't. "Passion," which Newmarket released domestically, is eligible in the foreign-language category as…
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures has tapped Jerry Bruckheimer to receive its 2004 Producer's Award, which will be bestowed at the NBR's annual gala Jan. 11 in Manhattan.
Submissions for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards close Thursday at 5 p.m. Nominations will be announced Jan. 11, broadcast on TNT and E!. To be considered, submissions must be made online…
Italian helmer Gabriele Salvatores has started lensing "Quo Vadis, Baby?," a pulpy psychological film noir about a private detective investigating her sister's suicide.
The European preem of Alexander Payne's "Sideways" is among highlights of the 22nd Turin Film Festival, which kicks off today. Payne, an old Turin aficionado, will make the trek to Italy's northern…