Erin O'Neil has been appointed VP of creative advertising for Warner Independent Pictures, reporting directly to Laura Kim, exec VP of marketing and publicity.
Marking the first U.S. acquisition from the limited crop of available titles in this year's New York Film Festival lineup, Kino Intl. has picked up writer-director Barbara Albert's ensemble drama…
Warner Bros. TV is negotiating for the licensing rights to use Elton John’s music in the upcoming Fox skein “Rhapsody.” WBTV will likely approach John to be a consultant on the project, though no…
The Sundance Institute Documentary Fund has chosen 14 docus from filmmakers in U.S., Canada, Mexico, England and France as recipients of the fund's biannual grants.
"Crimson Gold," Jafar Panahi's portrait of social disparity that remains banned in the helmer's native Iran, won the Gold Hugo at the 39th Chicago Film Festival.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
The fall biz is percolating nicely overseas driven by "Bad Boys II," "Finding Nemo," "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over" and feisty offshore preems for "Kill Bill, Vol…
Following last week's protest from many of the world's foremost film directors, a growing group of actors is being marshaled to add its voice to those opposed to the MPAA and studio-backed ban on…
The U.K. Film Council has recouped half of the lottery coin it has invested in movies released since it was founded in 2000 -- a strong performance for a public funding body.
Female hiphoppers look just plain silly in the new revenge oater, "Gang of Roses." What should have been a comedy is made with such lock-jawed seriousness and literalism that auds laugh -- but at…
Arclight Films has nabbed worldwide sales rights excluding Asia to a cop thriller tentatively titled "New Police Story," the maiden production from Jackie Chan and Hong Kong entrepreneur Albert…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch