Now that the decision is made, don't assume that the argument is over. After vociferous opposition from various sectors of the film community, the MPAA and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
One of Europe's only year-round film schools for children, Spain's Orson the Kid, is prepping its first feature, an adaptation of Charles Dickens' ghost chiller "The Signalman."
Danish major, Nordisk Film has closed its Constantin Film label and restructured its theatrical distribution arm, which handles Columbia TriStar product, to operate through two units, Columbia…
International sales of Margarethe von Trotta's Holocaust drama "Rosenstrasse" have been brisk since its local release last month.
Veteran Spanish helmer Vicente Aranda turns in his best film for over a decade. Though pic wins no awards for subtlety, it's attractively lensed, well played and intelligently scripted, hoisting it…
Veteran helmer Ermanno Olmi has crafted his most complex and sumptuous work to date. Chinese folktale, partly staged in a brothel, is product of a mature director confident with range of techniques…
Gary Smith has been ousted as CEO of Winchester Entertainment, the publicly listed film sales and financing company he founded.
Columbia Pictures has bought the rights to a comedic first novel by Marc Acito in a six-figure deal with Laura Ziskin attached to produce. The project was brought to Sony by director of development…
Sony Pictures Animation is moving forward with plans to turn its Oscar-winning animated short film "The Chubbchubbs!" into a full length CGI feature, hiring scribes Dan Wilson and Dave Gilbreth to…
Kenneth Lonergan, the writer-director of "You Can Count on Me," is in negotiations to bring his newest project -- a coming-of-age drama titled "Margaret" -- to Fox Searchlight.
"Daredevil" director Mark Steven Johnson has scared up an MGM pitch deal for "Succubus," a horror film with comic elements that Johnson will direct right after he completes "Ghost Rider" with Nicolas…