Robert McGinley's "Jimmy Zip" and Liliane Targownik's "Rosenzweig's Freedom" won best feature awards Monday night as the Hollywood Film Festival's third installment wound to a close.
Katharine Towne has been cast in DreamWorks’ “What Lies Beneath” as the daughter of Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer. Robert Zemeckis directs the supernatural murder mystery, skedded to begin…
Touchstone Pictures has acquired Dennis Osborne's comedy, "Boomerang," for a low- against mid-six figure sum.
Cauleen Smith's "Drylongso" has won the Grand Jury Prize for best feature at the third Urbanworld Film Festival, which wrapped last weekend here. Five other prizes were given --mostly to newcomers -…
Competition is slimmer this year at the Montreal World Film Festival, with the selection dipping to 19 pics from 24 last year, and with North American and big Hollywood pics keeping a low profile in…
The biggest fringe festival on the continent, known this year as "Bride of Frankenfringe," opens a 10-day run on Friday with 150 productions on 11 stages.
American sports film company the Big Fights has lost an Australian court tussle in which it claimed copyright over films of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Disney has snatched up a pitch tentatively titled "Area 99" from scribe Neil Tolkin.
Ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, archives from Eastern Europe are moving into the mainstream. Reps from 15 territories of Eastern Europe and the ex-Soviet Union are signed up for a forum…
DreamWorks has paid mid- against high-six figures for "Accidental Playboy," Leif Ueland's comic memoir about his flowering from a nerdy photographer to sexual dynamo.
Opening with a record 55 prints Friday, George Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" dominated the Finnish box office, reeling in a gross of 3,024,878 markka ($544,689) and tallied an…