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…
Globo Filmes, the film division of Brazilian media giant Globo, launched "O Auto da Compadecida" on Sept. 15. Columbia TriStar do Brasil is distributing the film locally.
IFP/West has tapped H.M. Coakley director of programming, and Julie La'Bassiere to the newly created post of film programmer.
Philadelphia ad agency Gyro, which in 10 years has grown steadily into a small-scale new-media, merchandising and retail empire, has just signed with UTA and is negotiating a first-look deal with…
London-based Archer Street Prods., which is spearheaded by "Hilary and Jackie" helmer Anand Tucker, is in negotiations to write, direct and produce two projects for Universal Pictures. The first…
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…
Helmer Darren Aronofsky will take wing as the director of the fifth installment of Warner Bros. Pictures' lucrative "Batman" franchise, "Batman: Year One." Aronofsky, the visually innovative director…
Moritz de Hadeln, executive director of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival, will receive the Bundesverdienstkreuz, the German Medal of Honor.
From a script he wrote, Brian De Palma will direct "Femme Fatale," a $30 million to $35 million pic to be financed by Tarak Ben Ammar's Paris-based production company Quinta, along with the German…