Hardly an easy process at the best of times, raising finance for a film in today's "irrationally pessimistic" market requires unique persistence, resourcefulness and business savvy.
Australian preems of Sue Brooks' "Japanese Story" and Gregor Jordan's "Buffalo Soldiers" will bookend the 52nd Melbourne Intl. Film Festival, which will run July 25-- Aug.10.
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Co-founder Damian Jones is leaving Mission Pictures, the Brit production company whose upcoming movies include Danny Boyle's "Millions" and John McKay's "Piccadilly Jim."
Jude Law is set to star in the historical romancer "Tulip Fever," which "Shakespeare in Love" director John Madden will helm early next year for DreamWorks Pictures and Miramax Films.
Summit Entertainment has tapped Sean Hood to adapt "The Watcher," a cult suspense novel written by Charles Maclean.
Marvel Enterprises shareholders weren't seeing a whole lot of Hulk green Monday, as the comicbook character's ancestral home saw its stock flop by 11% despite the Universal pic's muscular opener.
Following Kate Hudson's announcement that she and rocker husband Chris Robinson are expecting the birth of their first child early next year, Universal is planning to push back production on thriller…
Thesp Scott Caan's feature helming debut "Dallas 362" picked up the critics' award this weekend at the CineVegas Film Festival.
After clearing the fences with the movie musical "Chicago," Miramax Films co-chairman Harvey Weinstein will take his next at-bat with "Damn Yankees."