DemoGraFX, a digital video compression technology venture, has raised $10 million in financing from Baker Capital.
Vanessa Redgrave and Robert Downey Jr. will receive the inaugural Outfest Screen Idol Awards, an extension of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Outfest, to be held July 12-23 in L.A.
Laurie Ann Schag and Casey Stoll's "Great Day in Havana" takes the grand tour of the Cuban capital for an inside look at today's working Cuban artists, but leaves us with far more questions than…
Fox Searchlight has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Richard Linklater's "Waking Life." John Sloss from indie financing company Cinetic negotiated the deal with Searchlight's exec veep…
Rarely has a period costume picture been quite so craven in courting a young audience as "A Knight's Tale." From celebrants at an elegant 14th century ball breaking into wild modern dancing to the…
Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsein's "Millennium Mambo," which will premiere in the main competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival, has been picked up for worldwide sale by Fortissimo Film…
Jersey Films has bought a pitch aboout the inventors of the airplane by first-time writer Bob Leddy. As yet there is no script, though Leddy is understood to be on board to pen the screenplay, an…
Revolution Studios is negotiating to purchase the rights to a Nerve.com article by Suzi Parker entitled "Genie in a Bottle: The Sex Drink That's Rocking Little Rock." Project is earmarked for Julia…
The disparate worlds of Washington and Hollywood collided awkwardly Wednesday, as Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) met with studio execs, directors and a group of actors and writers assembled by the…
Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, whose latest work, "Kimberly Akimbo," just preemed at South Coast Rep in Costa Mesa, is in final talks to close a two-script deal with Miramax.