Mark Deetjen has been hired as senior VP of production at Crescendo Entertainment Group.
Lightning Entertainment has acquired international sales rights to blues concert film "Lightning in a Bottle," directed by Antoine Fuqua and exec produced by Martin Scorsese.
Warner Bros. Pictures has struck a deal with Imax to release a 3-D version of its upcoming animated film "The Polar Express" on Imax screens day-and-date with its theatrical bow on Nov. 19.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will host the fourth annual Open Roads: New Italian Cinema June 1-10 at the Walter Reade Theater.
Oscar winner "Two Soldiers" and Oscar-nommed "Destino" will be the curtain-raisers for the Canadian Film Center's Worldwide Short Film Festival, which kicks off Tuesday. "Two Soldiers" is Aaron…
The producers of big-budget biopic "Zapata" are banking on landing a lucrative U.S. distrib deal to get into the black after underwhelming at Mexican plexes since its bow Friday.
The Iranian government has blocked helmer Mohsen Makhmalbaf from shooting his latest film, "Amnesia."
One hundred striking Gallic showbiz workers took over a studio at paybox Canal Plus on Thursday, halting live news broadcasts in their continuing protest of cuts to their unemployment benefit. The…
Regardless of who becomes its new distribution partner, Pixar plans to start self-financing its own films in 2006 after its contract with Disney ends.
Solid, suitably fey, tastefully over-the-top tribute to self-styled, Warhol-certified superstar Jackie Curtis sparkles with storytelling celebrities from Lily Tomlin to Holly Woodlawn, all of whom…
In their first team-up since the Jack Ryan films "Patriot Games" and "Clear and Present Danger," director Phillip Noyce and producer Mace Neufeld have made a deal with Warner Independent Pictures and…