The Sundance Institute and Japanese public broadcaster NHK have bestowed their Sundance/NHK Intl. Filmmakers awards. The winning filmmakers will accept their kudos at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival…
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Linda McDonough has joined Odd Lot Entertainment as VP development.
Former Miramax exec and indie producer Amy Israel has been named head of production at the Orphanage, the post-production outfit founded by a trio of former f/x artists at Industrial Light & Magic.
The American Film Institute welcomed a stellar turnout for an "AFI Awards 2002" luncheon that was energetic, fast and fun.
Robert Lantos has acquired a 50% stake in North American indie distributor Thinkfilm.
Scribe Sheldon Turner's pitch "Overtime" has sold in overtime -- with Warner Bros. edging out Fox and New Line in a two-day marathon of bidding. Pitch sold for $350,000 against $600,000.
What is it about Irving Grant Thalberg that lingers? After all, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Irving Thalberg Memorial Award is given away to people who have never attempted his job…
Roger Bart, the Tony-winning actor who has just taken the role of Leo Bloom in Broadway's "The Producers," will make his feature starring debut in "The Stepford Wives," the Frank Oz-directed remake…
The French film world on Thursday paid its last respects to Maurice Pialat, the notoriously difficult but influential film director who died on Saturday aged 77.