"Lord of the Rings" producer Barrie Osborne, Australian talent agency the RGM Group and Thailand's Kantana Group are assembling a $200 million fund to bankroll international movies.
The Costume Designers Guild has donated a collection of sketches to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Margaret Herrick Library.
Roadside Attractions has acquired North American distribution rights to "Tying the Knot," Jim De Seve's doc chronicling the battle to legalize same sex marriage.
In a last-minute coup, IFP's Los Angeles Film Festival (running June 17-26) snagged Michael Moore's Palme d'Or-winning docu "Fahrenheit 9/11" for a screening slot. It is the first and only…
Rep. Lamar Smith plans to introduce legislation next week to resolve a complex legal dispute between Hollywood and businesses selling software products that edit sex and violence out of movies.
Warner Bros.' strategy of launching "Troy," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" day-and-date around the globe has helped catapult its international…
Barry Levinson's "My Italian Story" is due to start filming in Rome and Sicily this fall.
Cinema Expo Intl. will present filmmaker Jean-Jacques Annaud with its 2004 international director of the year award at the confab's closing banquet June 24 in Amsterdam.
Director Paul Verhoeven, recent winner of the Bert Haanstra Oeuvre Priz, Holland's biggest film prize, will give a retrospective of his work in the Dutch Film Festival's In the Picture sidebar.
With the boy wizard still working his magic, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," from Warner Bros., is expected to dominate the box office in its second week.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has announced its timetable for the 62nd Golden Globe Awards, skedded for Jan. 16. Kudocast will be telecast live on NBC.