UCLA screenwriting grad student Michael Bucklin won first prize at the Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards for coming-of-age comedy "Teenorama."
Sony Imageworks' animated short "The ChubbChubbs" picked up two awards in October, including the animated short nod at the Intl. Short Film Festival, an important bellwether for Oscar hopes.
Pandora has acquired international rights, excluding English-speaking territories, to Mark and Michael Polish's fantasy drama "Northfork."
Dan Lin has been promoted to vice president of production at Warner Bros. Pictures, reporting to prexy of production Jeff Robinov.
The American Film Institute's Board of Trustees has tapped Robert De Niro as the org's 31st recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award.
Tim Allen's "The Santa Clause 2" had the last ho-ho-ho over anyone figuring the long-stalled sequel would open more naughty than nice, delivering Disney an early holiday gift of $29 million in…
Behind his hockey mask sits Jason Voorhees' secret shame: crow's feet. Underneath his venerable red-and-white striped shirt is Freddy Krueger's own nightmare, a paunch. Had Freddy hair to begin with…
The second Brazil Documenta will take place in Rio Nov 4-10. "This is the largest and most important documentary event in Latin America and a rare opportunity for Brazilian documentary makers to…
The screen scene has been a scream lately. In three of the past four weeks, box office was dominated by fright films: Two-time B.O. champ "Red Dragon," followed by "The Ring." (The fourth weekend's…
Many folks in the industry and in the wider world rate "Red Dragon" as a better, more entertaining film than "Hannibal," and it's been energetically tub-thumped by the talent. So why is the latest…