The South African Broadcasting Corp. is sponsoring seven writers to attend the Sithengi Intl. Film & Television Market Nov. 11-14 in Cape Town.
The Sundance Institute has invited selected filmmakers at South Africa's Apollo Festival to attend its screenwriters and filmmakers labs in Utah in January.
More than 40 films have been selected from a record 263 entries from 31 countries for the Banff Mountain Film Festival, which starts Oct. 29.
Second time around is not quite the charm for "Raaz" leads Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu, plus producer Mukesh Bhatt and scripter Mahesh Bhatt. Lacking the classy direction by Vikram Bhatt that made…
Warner Bros. Pictures will produce a live-action, English-language remake of Japan's anime classic "Akira."
Regency Enterprises is preparing to shoot J.R., striking a seven figure deal to turn the primetime soap opera "Dallas" into a feature film.
Todd Field ("In the Bedroom") has landed a two-year, first-look deal with DreamWorks. The writer-director-actor, who is repped by Endeavor, recently emerged from the festival and kudos circuit as a…
Eddie Murphy is near a two-year, first-look deal at DreamWorks. The partnership is a coup for DreamWorks, considering that Murphy has several projects set up at studios across town.
Warner Bros. has bought a tentatively titled pic from "Cats & Dogs" and "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" scribes John Requa and Glenn Ficarra.
New Line Cinema has made a deal that will give some of its genre films maximum penetration into the "beer, babes and gadgets"-loving male readership of Maxim magazine.