Dieter Kosslick, the future head of the Berlinale, has enraged film subsidy colleagues after issuing a wakeup call to what he referred to as a bunch of "conservative snorers afraid of changing."
Gaylord Entertainment has started production on a yet-to-be-titled Imax movie tracing the roots of country music for release next year.
Pathe Pictures, one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises, has signed a first-look deal with Michele Camarda's Kismet Film Co.
Julia Roberts will present the American Cinematheque Award to Bruce Willis on Wednesday night at the 15th annual Moving Picture Ball.
Thomas Stenderup, managing director of production and development at the Danish Film Institute, will not renew his contract, which expires Jan. 1.
Miramax has paid mid-six figures against a purchase price close to seven figures for "The Brothers Bielski," a book proposal by Peter Duffy about three Jewish brothers who became heroes by hiding…
Lamenting the "open season" on Hollywood, MPA prexy Jack Valenti returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday to defend the rating system he helped give rise to 32 years ago.
Lions Gate Films has taken all North American distribution rights to "The Golden Bowl" starring Nick Nolte and Uma Thurman from Merchant Ivory Prods. and plans a platform release for the title next…
Alison Thompson is ankling as chief executive of the Sales Co. to join Pathe Intl. as its London-based head of sales. The appointment heralds a significant expansion of Pathe's film sales operations…
Just as he began production on the Barry Levinson-directed MGM film "Bandits," Bruce Willis is zeroing in on his next available slot. Among the possibles would be joining Edward Norton in "Hart's…
Jon Kilik's Grandview Pictures will produce helmer Chris Eyre's ("Smoke Signals") sophomore film project, "Skins," with negotiations are under way with Academy Award nominee Graham Greene ("Dances…