American Zoetrope chairman Francis Ford Coppola is going ahead with a $100 million agreement to make films costing under $10 million that would be distributed by MGM, but without the insurance-based…
The Swedish film "Show Me Love" will be the curtain raiser for the 17th L.A. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, aka Outfest '99, which runs July 8-18. Organizers also announced the rollout of a touring…
Cinematographer Ellen Kuras will receive Women in Film's Kodak Vision Award at the org's Crystal Awards luncheon June 11 at the Beverly Hilton.
Steven Spielberg's World War II drama "Saving Private Ryan" stormed video stores over the Memorial Day weekend, beating out Fox's "There's Something About Mary" as the most rented, highest…
Mary Jane Skalski is ankling her position as VP of creative affairs at Good Machine to create a feature film division at Hungry Man Films.
Dutch-based European production/distribution outfit Endemol Entertainment has inked a deal with Hearst Entertainment to co-finance the TV pic "My Little Assassin."
Karlovy Vary Festival director Jiri Bartoska and program director Eva Zaoralova unveiled a competition lineup rich in East European films. Now in its 34th edition, fest will run July 2-10.
Laura Linney has nabbed a lead role opposite Matthew Broderick in “You Can Count on Me,” an indie comedy exec produced by Martin Scorcese for the Shooting Gallery. Linney will play a mother…
Chris O'Donnell has been signed to play the lead in "Vertical Limit," the action adventure for Columbia Pictures to be directed by Martin Campbell ("The Mask of Zorro").
As studios scramble to get a bigger piece of what's shaping up to be a sizzling summer at the box office, they have turned mid- to late-August -- once seen as a dumping ground for loser pics -- into…
As part of its "Academy Standards" series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen all 10 of the films nominated in the animated and live-action short films category from the 71st…