HBO Films has elevated Keri Putnam to executive vice president. Putnam, who has been a senior VP since 1999, will continue to oversee development and production of HBO's theatrical and made-for-cable…
The Producers Guild of America has decided to get serious about the proliferation of undeserved producer credits and is willing to go to court to prove the point.
The American Film Institute has announced the lineup for the 18th AFI Los Angeles Film Festival, kicking off Nov. 4 in Hollywood.
Richard Loncraine has parachuted into the vacant director's chair for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures' Harrison Ford starrer "The Wrong Element."
"WMD: The Murderous Reign of Saddam Hussein" hits several targets and fires as many blanks in its condemnation of Saddam's ruthless dictatorship. Pic contains two parts American-made defense of the…
Beckett goes to Bogota in Ciro Guerra's wonderfully offbeat "The Wandering Shadows," a darkly comic, melancholy low-budgeter. This way-out yarn about the transformations undergone by two outsiders…
Argentina's Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo became famous through its members' attempts to discover the fates of their sons and daughters, who were "disappeared" by Videla's military dictatorship. Many…
Michael Moore gets a dose of his own medicine in the much-rumored "Michael Moore Hates America." Far more jocular, good-natured and thoughtful than Moore partisans might expect, docu is fashioned by…
Emerging Pictures will launch America's first full-time commercial cinema operating only with digital projection equipment in Manhattan's Off Broadway theater complex Theater Row.
The box office success of documentaries like Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" is encouraging the BBC to develop factual films for theatrical release before TV screening.