After four years on the Disney lot, which included a one-year extension, Martin Scorsese and Barbara De Fina have moved their Cappa Prods. shingle over to Miramax Films, where they will have a…
In its third consecutive year, the Independent Feature Project 2000 National Student Film Competition presented $15,000 in cash grants from the Independent Film Channel to three filmmakers.
Former Alliance Atlantis Communications Motion Picture Group prexy David R. Ginsburg has joined L.A.-based production shingle Landscape Entertainment as president and chief operating officer. The…
Films from Asia, Quebec and Western Canada will highlight the 19th Vancouver Intl. Film Festival, which opens Friday and runs through Oct. 5. A total of 200 feature films and 102 shorts will screen…
They were once Wunderkinder of the 1970s on opposite ends of the filmmaking spectrum, but now long-time friends Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg have found a project on which they can…
Gearing up its film acquisitions strategy to include production financing in support of its growing number of video exclusives and the launch this year of a video-on-demand service, Blockbuster has…
In the first acquisition of the IFP Market, Seventh Art Releasing has bought world rights to "The Big O," a docu about the female orgasm, with Seventh Art prexy Udy Epstein and Nuance Prods. head…
Mandalay Entertainment is sweet on the spec "Kung Foo Theater" from scribe Tom Jankiewicz ("Grosse Pointe Blank"), slapping down high-six against seven figures for the rights.
Exhibs griped about the paucity of product, most distribs sat on their hands and audiences around the world had little or no incentive to visit cinemas last weekend while the Olympic Games filled…
Miramax Films will not release Merchant Ivory Prods.' "The Golden Bowl" in North America, with domestic rights on the James Ivory-helmed film returning to Merchant Ivory.
Director Luis Mandoki has partnered with producer Mimi Polk Gitlin to form Mandolin Entertainment, which has been staked by Propaganda Films to a first-look deal to develop features.