Brazilian scriptwriters have formally convened a national association and elected a board.
Director PJ Hogan is in advanced negotiations to helm a $100 million "Peter Pan" for Sony's Columbia Pictures. Hogan, who has a first-look deal at Sony, emerged from a crowded field that had at one…
Adding more heft to the Asian profile in the 57th Venice Intl. Film Festival's official competition, mainland Chinese director Jia Zhang-ke's "Platform" has been added as the 20th and final contender…
Paramount-based Nickelodeon Movies, with producing partner Storypolis, has greenlit a computer-animated short based on a children's book by "Bloom County" cartoonist Berkeley Breathed.
With a gala attracting some 1,200 attendees, the fourth annual Hollywood Film Festival came to a close Monday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, bestowing awards on Hollywood vets and indie…
Less than one year after being promoted to senior veep of production of the Buena Vista Motion Picture Group, Mark Vahradian is in final negotiations to become executive veep of production. Elevating…
The 24th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival is light on high-profile Hollywood fare and instead focuses on well-known international auteurs and Canuck helmers.
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival unveiled several high-profile additions to its lineup Tuesday, including three new gala pics and three special presentations. Twentieth Century Fox release "Men of…
Julianne Moore and Billy Crudup will topline the Independent Film Channel-backed indie "World Traveler," a drama written and directed by Bart Freundlich ("The Myth of Fingerprints"). Budgeted at…
Producers Jon Berg and Damien Saccani have set up an untitled house-of-horror thriller at Universal with the goal of releasing the movie into theaters around Halloween 2001. Project is the first…
Ramping up its presence on the mainland, Hong Kong's Golden Harvest Entertainment has sealed its first-ever joint venture with state-owned importer China Film and a provincial distrib.