Denmark and Norway picked up the big money awards at the Cinekid Festival this year, with Danish director Pia Bovin's "Wallah Be" winning the e15,000 ($17,368) Cinekid Film Jury Award.
French TV and film producers can thank a hike in video sales for maintaining levels of public funding for production next year.
Odd Lot Entertainment has acquired the spec "Hooligans," based on the work of British novelist and journalist Dougie Brimson. Film will be the first financed through Odd Lot Capital, Odd Lot…
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Owen Wilson is slated to star opposite Drew Barrymore in the comedy "Date School" for DreamWorks Pictures. Project concerns an unlucky-at-love woman who turns to a dating instructor for help.
Ten screenplays have made the final round for the 2003 Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Miramax Films has acquired Ermanno Olmi's lyrical pirate drama "Singing Behind the Screens" for the U.S. in a rare type of pre-sale for a foreign-language film.
Continuing the specialty distrib's affinity for distinctive docu product, ThinkFilm has acquired North American rights to "The Story of the Weeping Camel," one of the surprise hits of the Toronto…
The American Film Institute's board of trustees has tapped Meryl Streep the 32nd recipient of its life achievement award.
Seann William Scott is in negotiations to star in Paramount's "Sebastian Knight." Romantic comedy centers around a neurotic woman addicted to self-help who has a one-night stand with a guy only to…
Making its strongest possible statement on the issue currently embroiling the Hollywood community, the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has decided not to give its annual awards this year unless the…
New Line horror remake "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" hacked out an estimated $29.1 million in weekend box office to post the second-biggest October bow ever. Blood-lust rival "Kill Bill, Vol. 1" from…