Passion for arthouse cinema ran as high as ever at St. Petersburg's eighth Festival of Festivals, which ran in Russia's northern capital June 23-30. The main difference this year was that more of the…
The French have planted another flag in American soil: Canal Plus on Thursday unveiled a $900 million deal with Michael Ovitz's APG to produce and distribute feature films for the international…
The nation's top film schools may not be cultivating the next generation of science-fiction filmmakers, but Sci Fi Channel hopes to give that genre a shot in the arm by sponsoring a $1 million grant…
Keystone Entertainment, best known for its production of the $150 million "Air Bud" franchise, has launched domestic theatrical distribution operation Keystone Releasing.
Charles Sturridge has been attached to direct a feature version of J.M. Coetzee's Booker Prize-winning novel "Disgrace."
Eric Reid has been named chief operating officer of Lakeshore Entertainment, while Robert Benun has been upped to senior veepee, business and legal affairs.
A stage hit Off Broadway and on tour, standup comic Margaret Cho's solo show "I'm the One That I Want" remains a bawdy, oft-hilarious, moderately insightful autobiographical trip in its…
Rising singing star Sisqo is making his film toplining debut for Miramax in "Getting Over Alison," the Tommy O'Haver-directed romantic comedy about a high school hoopster (Ben Foster) who quits the…
Brazilian screenwriters are assembling a national association to form a united front on certain issues, but will not engage in collective bargaining.
Kate Winslet and Jim Threapleton's Telltale Films has signed an exclusive first-look development and production deal with Intermedia, which will handle their films' worldwide distribution.
Troma Pictures acquisitions execs take note! From the Saul Bass homage of its opening titles to its highly authentic, comic evocation of 1950s' grade-Z moviemaking, first-time writer-director Kelly…