After 12 years working for other producers under the Warner Bros. banner, Ed McDonnell has left his post as president of Di Novi Pictures to form his own producing shingle, Maple Shade Films. WB has…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired rights to North America and Australia on Argentina's foreign-lingo Oscar submission "The Son of the Bride" (El hijo de la novia).
India's normally strict film censors soon could be putting down their scissors.
Olivia Williams has joined Tim Roth, Dougray Scott and Rupert Everett in the cast of Mike Barker's "Cromwell and Fairfax," which started shooting Sunday.
Writer-director Paul Greengrass' "Bloody Sunday" is a stunning work, revisiting controversial events with journalistic objectivity and a meticulous eye for detail. Pic reps a huge advance for…
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The Berlin Intl. Film Festival is offering cinema-related groups the chance to stage their own events at the fest for the first time in a move dubbed "Accept Diversity."
Bodega Films, a new French distribution company, is planning the first theatrical release of Jean-Luc Godard's "King Lear," 15 years after it was made.
Gallic satellite platform TPS has renewed its accord with producers' orgs ARP and Blic, extending its film acquisition pact until 2005.
Max Keeble's big move turned out to be an indiscreet detour to pay-per-view months before its arrival on homevideo.
TV writer Christopher Knopf has been tapped to receive the Edmund H. North Award from the Writers Guild of America West.