Stephanie Allain, former president of production at Jim Henson Pictures, has been hired to head motion picture production for 3 Arts Entertainment.
Jack Valenti took Hollywood's case for normalizing trade relations with China to Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Fledgling scribes are reminded that May 1 is the application deadline for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts is considering whether to move its film awards next year from April to a late-February slot, right in the midst of the Oscar campaign.
The Jennifer Lopez vehicle "Angel Eyes" is skedded to go into production next month, but suddenly there's no one to look at her: Romantic lead Aaron Eckhart has dropped out of the project, sending…
A love letter to a nearly forgotten corner of American pop culture's underground, Ted Bonnitt's "Mau Mau Sex Sex" only begins to provide a real survey of the exploitation pics — and the culture…
Belgian film director Luc Dardenne will take over as president of the Short Film Jury at this year's Cannes Intl. Film Festival.
Fox has purchased one of the rarest birds in feature film pitches: an old-fashioned, break-into-song musical comedy.
Organizers of the 2000 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival have announced a special 30th anniversary screening of Bob Rafelson's "Five Easy Pieces," as well as a variety of music-related events and…
Maxim sibling publication Stuff Magazine has partnered with Lorne Michaels' Burly Bear Network to co-sponsor the cabler's second annual New York Comedy Film Festival, running in September.
Entries are being accepted through April 30 for the fourth annual Hollywood Film Festival. Event, presented by Hollywood Video, is scheduled to take place Aug. 2-7 at venues including the Hollywood…