Charles Leavitt has been hired to rewrite "Okavango" for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Projects by directors Doris Doerrie and Heinrich Breloer have each been granted nearly $2 million in production aid from Bavarian film funding body FFF Bayern, which split $9 million among 29 big…
Teuton DVD distributor E-M-S opened an office in Los Angeles Feb. 1 to review acquisition offers and select titles for domestic distribution.
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Argentina's Mar del Plata Film Festival has set the jury for its March 11-20 edition.
British indie Tartan Films is planning to launch a U.S. theatrical and video distribution arm, Tartan USA. Company owner Hamish McAlpine and video topper Alan Partington are in Los Angeles setting up…
Settling that argument about who won an Oscar in 1985 is about to get a lot easier. Verizon Wireless users are gaining access to a new service from cellular application developer Vindigo Studios…
Spanish pay TV leader Sogecable and Catalan pubcaster the Catalan Radio and Television Corp. (CCRTV), have created a 40 million euro ($50.7 million) fund aimed at co-producing Catalan film and TV.
Young Irish helmer Shimmy Marcus delivers on the promise he showed back in 1999, when he won a Miramax Scriptwriting Award for this brash, breezy and irreverently funny effort, finally let out of the…
Focus Features has set a late-March start date for "The Ice Harvest," a Harold Ramis-directed dark comedy to star John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton.
Todd Phillips is cranky over the fact that DreamWorks invoked pics "Old School" and "Road Trip" -- which he wrote and directed -- in the marketing of its latest frat fare, "Eurotrip."
Peter Berg is gearing up to produce and direct "Hip-Hop Cops" for Radar Pictures. Written by Eric Eason ("Manito"), pic is set inside the highly secretive division of the New York Police Dept. that…