The Cologne Conference & Screenings, an annual gathering of reps from the film and TV industries, will be headed by Petra Mueller and Martina Richter, effective immediately.
Michelle Byrd, executive director of the Independent Feature Project, is rejigging the annual IFP market, reducing the number of projects selected for screening by 40%.
An Oscar win for best foreign-language film won't do for MGM's "No Man's Land" what best picture will do for U's "A Beautiful Mind," but the Lion was roaring Monday nonetheless, with moderate…
The 60th annual First Run Film Fest unspools April 8-15, showcasing output by students from the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
"Black Hawk Down" won a pair of Golden Reel Awards for dialogue/ADR and effects/Foley from the Motion Picture Sound Editors org.
A studio consortium that has been meeting to discuss digital cinema is within a few days of announcing a pact to fund joint work on the issue, and a neutral exec will be appointed soon afterward to…
Robert J. Lenihan, former head film buyer at Loews Cineplex, has joined Century Theaters as senior VP of film.
The U.K.'s Signpost Films has shuttered its Canuck distrib just one month after opening it. Yves Dion and Andy Myers, the seasoned Canadian execs tapped to head it, have been axed by Signpost, which…
With the telecast running four hours and 21 minutes, there have been few times in Oscar history when the audience was so primed for the Governors Ball. The black-tie masses might not have been…
Universal/Imagine's "A Beautiful Mind" is beautifully positioned for box office bounce from its best-pic Oscar -- but nothing's guaranteed, mind you.
The top trophies for "A Beautiful Mind" come at a particularly propitious time for the embattled media conglom Vivendi Universal and its Gallic chairman Jean Marie Messier.