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…
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…
The Society of Operating Cameramen has named Oscar-winning producer-director Robert Wise as its 2000 Governor's Award recipient. The SOC will present the honor Oct. 1 at its 12th annual Lifetime…
NEW YORK -- Jason Alexander surprised the crowd of more than 1,000 industryites at the 10th annual IFP Gotham Awards on Wednesday night when he started the show by singing the praises -- literally -…
In pursuing the kind of franchising hot streak enjoyed by the "Scream" films, "Urban Legends: Final Cut" takes a nasty fall. This sequel to 1998 horror hit "Urban Legend" is a poorer film than the…