Unstoppable force meets immovable object in Sandi Simcha DuBowski's "Trembling Before G-d," about the terrible conflict experienced by gay Orthodox Jews -- who are told they can be one (gay) or the…
Hollywood's predilection for other people's money may be turning into an addiction: Almost all big-budget studio titles are now backed by companies that in turn get their coin from foreign…
A fledgling production company has had its wings clipped by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission after it tried to scam funds from its outgoing boss.
Grammy nominees Sting, Bjork and Bob Dylan are also in the running for a best song Oscar. Also nominated in the category are soundtrack mainstay Randy Newman and the trio of Jorge Calandrelli, Tan…
The haunting image of a woman who discovers the bud of a flower is growing in her lung is at the center "L'Ecume des Jours." Filled with beautiful imagery, the film is nevertheless too languid to…
Actor-director Maurizio Nichetti, one of Italy's most widely exported filmmakers, will unveil his new comedy "Honolulu Baby" to buyers on opening day of the American Film Market, Feb. 21.
For many showbizzers, the road to Oscar is the Boulevard of Broken Dreams. Every year, there is speculation about Oscar "snubs." But somebody had to come in sixth place -- especially in the wide-open…
Joe Nussbaum is attached to make his feature directing debut with "Love Truck," a romantic comedy in development at Warner Bros. Pictures-based Jerry Weintraub Prods.
James Dowaliby, former veep of production for Paramount Pictures Television Group's international division, has been tapped CEO of eMovies Internet, a video-on-demand subsid of San Francisco-based…
On the heels of five Oscar nominations for the Steven Soderbergh-directed "Traffic," pic's producer Laura Bickford is finalizing a new two-year, first-look production deal with Universal Pictures.
The Intl. Cinematographers Guild has tapped seven finalists for its fifth annual Short Film Showcase competition for films under 30 minutes.