The Sundance Institute has selected 11 projects for its annual Screenwriters Lab, a five-day workshop in which emerging writers work intensively on their feature scripts with established…
In a move designed to curb video piracy, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is being released in China on Jan. 31 -- an unusually short time after its U.S. preem.
Former Hoyts Cinemas CEO Peter Ivany is refurbishing the Imax brand in Australia after taking over management of the struggling theaters when previous operator Cinema Plus went belly up.
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USA Films has promoted publicity chief Adriene Bowles to the newly created post of executive VP, publicity and marketing. In her new role, Bowles will take on expanded duties, including working with…
Atlantic Streamline has acquired the comedy spec "Jiggly" by Amy Rardin and Jessica O'Toole.
Don't blame Canada; runaway production is not our fault. That's the basic message brought to Los Angeles this week from leaders of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema Television and Radio Artists in…
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures announced that producer Arthur Cohn has been selected as the winner of the first NBR Humanitarian Award. Cohn will receive the prize at the org's…
Given enough time and money, the visual effects boffins of the film business can create anything a director wants to see onscreen -- an oceangoing liner, the storm of the century, a squadron of…