Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Former New Line Cinema PR chief Steve Elzer has joined Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group as a senior veepee of media relations.
Sony's military drama "Black Hawk Down" is the highest-profile pic marching into wide release over the long Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, a box office frame of growing importance.
Special events producer Cheryl Cecchetto of Sequoia Prods. has been named coordinator of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Governors Ball for the 13th year in a row.
Despite slow business in Italian theaters over Christmas 2001, box office receipts were up 4.9%, with a 3.7% growth in admissions.
Documentary producer-director Daniel Leconte has created Film en Stock to make original fiction for TV and film. Leconte is president of Doc en Stock, one of France's most prolific producers of…
A curio, as odd as its running time (is it a short feature or a long short?), Rae McGrath's "Lefty-Right" seems unlikely to win many fans among southpaws with its story of a man (William Brown) who…
Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre, head of France's Producers and Exporters Union, has been appointed president of the powerful BLIC, one of the main Gallic film industry federations.
French film sales company TF1 International has picked up worldwide rights outside Spain for the upcoming Spanish-lingo black comedy "800 Bullets" from Spanish director Alex de la Iglesia ("Perdita…
A delightful coming-of-age comedy-drama about a Mexican-American teen struggling against her environment and the expectations of her overbearing mother as she attempts to forge her own path in life…