Former eBay president Jeff Skoll has founded Participant Prods., a privately financed production shingle based in Los Angeles that plans to focus on projects that are both commercially viable and…
Academy screeners may be alive and well again if a new initiative takes hold. Support is building for a plan under which each of the 6,000 Academy members would be given a Dolby DVD player that would…
Paramount Pictures has sky-high hopes that action spoof "Team America" by "South Park" honchos Trey Parker and Matt Stone can be ready for a pre-election release.
The movie's called "King Arthur," but Disney is banking on Guinevere to open the pic. The Mouse House has made the character, played by Keira Knightley as a strong warrior queen, the star of its…
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has elected Henry Sheehan of KPCC-FM's "Film Week" as president for 2004-05 and set Dec. 18 as the voting date for this year's awards.
DreamWorks has extended its syndication movie deal with Tribune Entertainment to cover 10 recent titles.
Golden Globe nominations will be announced Dec. 13. Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper. * * * Stephen J. Cannell Prods. owns “The A-Team,” being distributed on DVD by Universal; Universal…
IDT Entertainment, which owns such companies as Film Roman, Mainframe and Anchor Bay, has created a worldwide-distribution company specializing in animated movies and TV series.
Universal Pictures has promoted Andrew Fenady to senior VP of physical production. Fenady's duties include overseeing filmmakers and managing budgeting, scheduling and hiring crews for films.
"Finding Nemo," "Seabiscuit" and "Dirty Pretty Things" have been tapped as finalists for this year's Humanitas Prize.
Forbidden pasts and unlived futures are intimately entwined and judiciously unraveled in Kiwi meller. Adapted from the celebrated 1972 local novel by Maurice Gee, this feature bow by writer-director…