Sundance Institute and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.) have named 12 finalists for the 2004 Sundance/NHK Intl. Filmmakers Awards.
"Secretary" director Steven Shainberg has made a deal to develop a screen version of "Word," a new novel by Coerte Felske.
Killer Films will develop a feature from Ariel Schrag's autobiographical comicbook of modern teenage life, "Potential," to be produced by company principals Christine Vachon and Katie Roumel and…
Juliette Binoche will join Richard Gere in "Bee Season," a Fox Searchlight family drama that is being directed by "The Deep End" team of Scott McGehee and David Siegel.
Helmer-scribe Konrad Niewolski's prison drama "Symetria" (Symmetry) is the only Polish film at Mifed.
The Chicago Latino Film Festival is accepting entries for its 20th edition, set for April 16-28 in Chicago. Fest accepts features, shorts, animation, docs and experimental films.
Miami-Dade College is taking over the operation of the Miami Intl. Film Festival. The 21st annual film fest will unspool Jan. 30-Feb. 8.
John Quaintance has been tapped to rewrite the feature adaptation of Alice Hoffman's novel "Aquamarine" for Fox 2000.
India's premier industry training academy, the 40-year-old Films & Television Institute of India (FTII), will hold its first Wisdom Tree Festival Thursday-Sunday in the western Indian city of Pune.
Timed for the start of the ski season, the third Whistler film festival and filmmaking forum runs Dec. 4-7 at the mountain resort near Vancouver.
Danish major Nordisk Film will open an L.A. office on Jan. 1 to be closer to its American partners.