Ten to Watch, Cinematographers - 2000
The unlikely duo of "Scary Movie" and "Space Cowboys" helped revive the flagging B.O. in a few territories last weekend, while most of Europe remained in a fall stupor.
"Road Trip" writer-director Todd Phillips will be paid $3 million to direct, produce and co-write "Old School," a comedy to be mounted in prestrike fashion for DreamWorks and Montecito partners Ivan…
Propaganda Films has signed a first-look deal with director Luis Mandoki and producer Mimi Polk Gitlin's newly formed production company, Mandolin Entertainment. The first title under the arrangement…
German distrib Kinowelt has made a second key deal for movies in its $300 million Warner Bros. package by licensing a clutch of those titles to German pubcaster ZDF.
In an attempt to increase visibility of contemporary Italian cinema in the key U.S. market for foreign-language films, New York's Lincoln Center, in collaboration with film promotion agency Italia…
After initially bristling at the Federal Trade Commission's findings that movie theaters fail to adequately enforce MPAA ratings, the National Assn. of Theater Owners has offered a more conciliatory…
Parker Posey has been added to the jury of the fourth annual Shorts Intl. Film Festival, which will unspool Nov. 11-15 at midtown Manhattan's Cineplex Odeon Worldwide. Jury will also include thesps…
John Bertolli, co-executive VP production at Destination Films, is ankling his post as of Nov. 16 to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. He worked with Destination prior to its launch in 1998.
Bob LoCash (“BASEketball”) is a writer on Gene Simmons’ untitled APG project and is repped by Chris Prince of Original Artists. Information was incomplete in Friday’s paper. * * * Harry Hamlin is…
Paramount Pictures has seized the Jason Rothenberg pitch "59 Story Crisis" for mid- to high-six figures. Pitch, based on an article by the same title that appeared in the New Yorker, was penned by…