Warner Bros. Pictures has promoted Polly Cohen to senior VP of production. She will continue to report to Jeff Robinov, prexy of production.
In a last-minute appointment before his ouster, California Gov. Gray Davis has appointed Screen Actors Guild president Melissa Gilbert to the 21-member board of the California Film Commission.
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Five years after "Train of Life" earned him critical and commercial kudos, Romanian director Radu Mihaileanu is set to shoot "Va, Vis, et Deviens," (Go, See, and Become).
The 70th Mifed, probably the last one in its present form, closes today, with leading U.S. sellers reporting satisfaction at the volume of business but equal determination not to return next year.
"The Matrix Revolutions" did indeed enjoy the biggest worldwide bow ever, studio execs said Wednesday. The matter had been called into question Monday, when official domestic tallies for the frame…
Like the well-known American film and TV series of the same name, Andrea Manni's sophomore effort "The Fugitive" follows a man on the run unjustly accused of murdering a woman. The differences begin…
The European Union's Media Plus program has chosen European Film Promotion, representing 22 export and promotional bodies from 23 countries, to boost sales of Euro pics outside the EU.
"The Three Investigators," a book series from the 1960s about teen detectives in Southern California, will be the first major film and TV franchise out of Studio Hamburg Intl. Production (SHIP) and…
Digital Cinema Initiatives announced Wednesday that its seven studio members have formally adopted a technology strategy embracing current image-resolution standards, while simultaneously seeking…