"Center Stage" choreographers Susan Stroman and Christopher Wheeler received top honors for best choreography in a motion picture Sunday at the sixth annual American Choreography Awards.
In one of the highest sums paid an actor in his first starring role, Universal has closed a $5.5 million pay-or-play deal with World Wrestling Federation champ the Rock (aka Dwayne Johnson) to play…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Margaret Herrick Library recently received one of the most comprehensive collections of American movie theater material ever compiled. Collection was…
When Willie Brown calls, attention must be paid. After one such call, San Francisco's film office has a new head. Martha Cohen was officially named exec director of the San Francisco Film and Video…
The American Film Marketing Assn. has elected its 27-member board of directors for 2001. Those chosen for a two-year term on the board's executive committee are Lewis Horwitz of the Lewis Horwitz…
Having ankled his post as prexy of the Source Entertainment, Mike Elliot has now inked a low- against mid-six figure deal for his spec "Brown Sugar" at Fox Searchlight.
Alex de la Iglesia's "Common Wealth," a blacker-than-black comedy about neighbors from hell, has kick-started sales at the 48th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, as Film Export has picked up the…
Joel and Ethan Coen's "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" will kick off this year's American Film Institute Festival, to be held Oct. 19-26. A tribute to filmmaker Philip Kaufman and the L.A. preem of his…
Devorah Moos-Hankin has been upped to prexy of feature production at Barry Kemp's Bungalow 78 Prods.
In the face of intense political pressure, the major studios Tuesday put forth an industry-wide initiative that, while making concessions, doesn't admit Hollywood's rating system is broken nor stop…
Lawrence Bernstein, who has been the exec veep and CFO of PhoenixPictures since the company was founded 1994, has ankled to be exec veep and CFO of USA Films.