The writing team of Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele have turned their lonely eyes to a biopic of baseball star and American icon Joe DiMaggio.
While maestros of melodrama like Lars von Trier and Pedro Almodovar might be expected to reduce jaded critics to tears, Italian multi-hyphenate Nanni Moretti is better known as an acerbic moralist…
Fox Searchlight's "The Deep End," starring Tilda Swinton and Goran Visnjic, will have its East Coast premiere opening night of the sixth annual Stony Brook Film Festival, unspooling 43 films July…
Code Red, the acquisitions label created by Cowboy Booking and Antidote Films, has picked up North American rights to Argentinean helmer Lucretia Martel's debut feature, "La Cienega." Pic won the…
Opponents of runaway production have received a boost from a nascent campaign that will emphasize the potential profitability of staying within the U.S.
Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pearl Harbor" began its assault on foreign markets over the weekend with all guns blazing, blitzing "Armageddon" to set new benchmarks for the studio's live-action canon. "Moulin…
Rapidly expanding German-U.S. entity IN-motion has launched its sixth private film fund to raise at least 15 million euros ($13 million) for two projects, including Jonathan Lynn's "Baker Street."
France's Centre National de la Cinematographie has reported that it subsidized the French animation industry to the tune of over 160 million francs ($20 million) in 2000 -- 14% of the total funding…
Russia's film world will be kept on its toes this month, with territory's major fests now jammed into June. Moscow's 23rd Intl. Film Festival runs June 21-30, a month earlier than its traditional…
It may not be a blockbuster hit on the Web just yet, but BMW's six-minute car chase series "The Hire" seems to be attracting some auds to BMWFilms.com.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present "Judy Garland: A Re-creation of a Life," Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Acad's Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood. Whoopi Goldberg…