The UCLA Film and Television Archive will unspool a retrospective film series chronicling the career of legendary helmer Martin Scorsese.
Short documentaries? Even in the film industry, many know them best as the basis of that obscure Academy Awards category that becomes the tie-breaker on the ballot during the annual office Oscars…
After being ignored for years in favor of domestic fare, docs from far-flung countries are finally starting to get their place in the sun.
The documentary category appeared on the Oscar ballot for the first time in 1941, two years after the category for special effects and six years before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences…
LATE PAYOFF FOR MISTLETOE MOVIES "Maid in Manhattan" is hoping to emulate the track record of other December romantic comedies, getting its payoff at the B.O. in the end rather than upfront…
Sig Libowitz has been appointed VP of acquisitions and co-productions at Paramount Classics, reporting to co-prexys Ruth Vitale and David Dinerstein.
Armyan Bernstein's Beacon has signed an overall five-year production and distribution deal with the Walt Disney Studios. The wide-ranging non-exclusive arrangement includes co-financing, production…
A new battalion of financiers has rallied behind Baz Luhrmann's "Alexander the Great." Twentieth Century Fox, which was planning to co-finance the epic with Universal Pictures, has withdrawn from the…
Louis Pearlman, who launched musical phenomena 'N Sync, the Backstreet Boys and O-Town, is teaming with Steve Austin's Tag Entertainment to form film and TV production entity Tag Studios.
Producer Mike Lobell and "Interview With the Assassin" director Neil Burger have teamed up for two projects at Warner Bros. Pictures.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has beefed up theatrical exhibition requirements for both documentary feature and short subject Academy Award contenders. Changes will be effective for…