Kevin Williamson, the scribe behind the "Scream" film franchise and television series "Dawson's Creek," has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at Australia's National Screenwriters' Conference…
German film distributor Senator Film has ventured into its first English-lingo production.
Vincent Perez ("I Dreamed of Africa") has signed on for a starring role in "Bride of the Wind," a drama to be directed by Bruce Beresford.
The Walt Disney Co. has tapped scribes Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio to pen "Yeller," a high-concept comedy, for a mid- against high-six figures.
The second annual Nashville Screenwriters Conference has announced its list of panelists for this year's confab, skedded for May 19-21.
The U.K.'s new Film Council has plunged heavily into development, thrown its weight behind commercial movies and set its sights firmly upon Europe.
Article27, an online venture to distribute arthouse movies around the world, has completed a multimillion-dollar round of fund-raising in preparation for launch this summer.
Tony Scott ("Enemy of the State," "Crimson Tide") has committed to direct the newly greenlit "Take Down" for Disney, with Jerry Bruckheimer attached to produce.
Allen Daviau has been named cinematographer in residence at UCLA's School of Theater Film and Television.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will honor Steven Spielberg with the 10th annual Britannia Award, which the organization last year renamed the Stanley Kubrick Britannia…