Mexican authorities are investigating the Aug. 16 shooting of an extra by an actor using what was supposed to have been a gun loaded with blanks on the set of the direct-to-video pic "Revenge of the…
Michael Chapman, who lensed Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," "The Last Waltz" and "Raging Bull," has been tapped to receive the American Society of Cinematographers' lifetime achievement award.
IFP/Chicago will hold its 12th annual Independent Filmmakers Conference at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Event features panels and seminars about timely and important…
Gotham-based City Lights Pictures has pacted with Short End Prods. to produce sexy teen horror pic "Tamara," from scribe Jeffrey Reddick, creator of New Line's "Final Destination" franchise, and…
The Orinda Film Festival will return for its second edition Sept. 18-21.
The 19th Alexandria Film Festival has lined up more than 40 films from around the region for its Sept. 3-9 run, according to fest chief Mohamed Kamel Al-Kalyouby.
East of Doheny and prexy Jeffrey Kramer have established an independent production company, Juniper Place Prods. to develop and produce features and television for all markets. Kramer will relinquish…
The San Francisco Intl. Film Festival has appointed Linda Blackaby director of programming, and is accepting entries in all categories for its 47th edition.
The eighth annual Angelus Awards Student Film Festival has selected Gregory Peck as recipient of its 2003 Spirit of Angelus Award.
American Cinema Editors is calling for entries for its 2004 student editing competition, open to national university film students. Competish is accepting 50 applicants on a first-come basis to edit…
"Finding Nemo" became the top-grossing toon of all time and New Line's slasher sequel "Freddy vs. Jason" took the No. 1 slot for a second straight frame with $13.5 million despite a 63% drop.