The MPAA has rejected October Films' bid to lower the rating of the Trey Parker comedy "Orgazmo" to R from NC-17.
Columbia Pictures, on the prowl for more "mature" films, has inked New York-based indie producers Sarah Green and Maggie Renzi to a three-year, first-look deal.
Fox Searchlight's Irish comedy "Waking Ned Devine" will open the second annual New York Comedy Film Festival, which runs Oct. 21-25.
The 34th Chicago Intl. Film Festival opens tonight with the U.S. premiere of "Little Voice," a tale of a woman who escapes a painful home life through song. Starring Jane Horrocks, Brenda Blethyn and…
Fade in on a city. Not just any city, but New York -- the ultimate city and one with the largest population in the United States, a sophisticated bunch that loves going to the movies and is willing…
Ambient noise from airplanes, cars, trains and ferries, thronged streets and citizens tiring of intrusion. What may appear at first to be a production manager's nightmare -- a New York location shoot…
Admissions in Western Europe totaled 761 million last year, up from 711 million in 1996, continuing a rising trend in film audiences of the region throughout the 1990s, according to data released…
Some of the most prominent specialty film production houses in Hollywood and Gotham have agreed to donate movies to the Sundance Collection at UCLA's Film & Television Archive.
Independent television companies in New York might not be supplying big-budget entertainment properties for the big networks, but the increasing demand for nonfiction and children's programming both…
The Hollywood theater that will stage the Oscar show as of 2001 will not get just any old groundbreaking. No shovels, for one thing.
New York City's larger studio facilities continue to benefit from the growth of film and television production activity in the region, and at least two developers believe there will be enough…