The power struggle plaguing the Venice Film Festival is nearing its final stretch, with Moritz de Hadeln's odds of hanging on to his job as artistic director becoming slimmer.
When James Cameron learned he would be this year's recipient of the Producers Guild's Vanguard Award for technical achievement, his immediate thought was, "I didn't realize anyone would notice what I…
"Honey" helmer Bille Woodruff is set to direct Queen Latifah in "Beauty Shop," an MGM comedy that begins shooting in March. The film revolves around the character Latifah plays in "Barbershop 2,"…
Like previous feature-length adaptations of Tony Hillerman's Native American whodunits exec-produced by Robert Redford for PBS's "Mystery" series, pic concentrates more on the cultural identity of…
The team that brought Gotham the Tribeca Film Festival is throwing its weight behind a new consumer expo that will turn the city's Javitz Center into a kind of Epcot for the movie business.
Underlining the cable net's increasing push into the independent feature arena, Showtime Networks has pacted with specialty distrib Strand Releasing for theatrical distribution of "The Mudge Boy,"…
"Schindler's List" will be released to DVD for the first time March 9 as part of a 10th anniversary celebration of the formation of the Shoah Foundation and the Oscar ceremony at which the movie won…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
As studios and the MPAA do detective work to figure out the source of films popping up on the Internet, prexy Frank Pierson vowed that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will act as judge…
The Art Directors Guild has tapped Pixar Animation exec creative VP John Lasseter to receive its Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award.
Europe's film industry should get a much-needed cash injection following changes to the Belgian Tax Shelter Law.