High-def will get another boost in early June with the Los Angeles edition of the HDFest, to be held at the Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood from June 5-8. The event will feature more than 30…
The ninth annual IFP Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) bows June 11 with a screening of Lions Gate pic "The Cooler" and wraps its 10-day run June 21 with an unspooling of IFC's "Camp," directed by…
Rob Reiner will be the first recipient of the Lights Camera Passion Award June 12 at the fourth annual Maui Film Festival.
The Intl. Cinematographers Guild has acquired a two-story office building in Hollywood for $3 million from Emmis Radio and will move its headquarters there.
"There are times I've finished a play and thought, 'I'd like to sit in a trailer for a while," Helen Hunt said. She and her fellow actors put the creative process under the microscope in "Actors on…
Revolution Studios has optioned the "Jingle Belle" graphic novels from writer Paul Dini to develop as a live-action laffer revolving around Santa Claus' rebellious teen daughter.
The hot topic of late has been the blurred line between journalism and fiction. New York Times reporter Jayson Blair resigned last week after admitting to plagiarism, and a novel by Stephen Glass…
Veteran indie filmmaker Raul Perrone has designed "The Wick" around an 85-year-old man, whose attempts to repair an old oil heater reveal Argentina's new poverty level and its big drop in standard of…
Auteur directors aren't influenced by other filmmakers. And certainly they never borrow or steal. This cheeky revelation was made evident Thursday at the Tribeca Film Festival when film critic…
MTV Latin America is celebrating its tenth anniversary in the territory by renaming its May 28 Mexican pix kudofest "MTV Movie Awards Mexico."
Marking the first acquisition out of the Tribeca Film Festival, Fireworks Pictures has picked up U.S. theatrical rights to Alan Hruska's romantic comedy "Nola," which world-preemed Thursday at the…