With "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" topping the weekend box office, producer Mike Fleiss is already plotting another killing -- along with two new film projects, a scripted half-hour pilot at the WB…
Skeletal pirates, animated fish and a deified Jim Carrey have propelled Disney's Buena Vista Intl. to a company record and almost certainly spurred BVI to pole position in the majors' overseas B.O…
Lou E. Perez has founded production shingle Checkmate Entertainment.
Morgan Creek Prods. has named Beth Babyak VP of development. Prior to joining Morgan Creek, Babyak served as a creative exec at Imagine Entertainment.
"In Hollywood, there are no rules ... but you break them at your peril." Movie maven Peter Guber uttered these helpful yet confusing sentiments during his panel at the 2003 Screenwriting Expo…
Czech government officials have agreed to support an independent study of the domestic film industry.
Producers, directors and fest toppers from Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia discussed the challenges filmmakers in their territories face as they prepare to join the…
"Sunday, bloody Sunday!" Michael York proclaimed, taking the stage at the dimly lit Directors Guild of America building Sunday.
The weekend box office perked up thanks to dashing debuts by "Bad Boys II," "Kill Bill, Vol. 1" and "American Wedding" and winning offshore preems by "Intolerable Cruelty."
South African film producer and distributor Anant Singh has signed a deal for the worldwide distribution of "Maqbool," the Bollywood production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, with Indian company…
Denmark and Norway picked up the big money awards at the Cinekid Festival this year, with Danish director Pia Bovin's "Wallah Be" winning the e15,000 ($17,368) Cinekid Film Jury Award.