Two additional sponsors, Motorola and On2.com, have been added to the 2000 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah; fest kicked off Thursday and runs till Jan. 30.
A pacy, well-edited actioner with Cambodian terrorists running amok in Hong Kong, "Purple Storm" is a surprisingly dark and gritty slalom ride by helmer Teddy Chen, whose "Mission: Impossible"…
Peter Chelsom has closed a deal to helm the new Miramax comedy "Serendipity." The Blackpool, England, native most recently directed New Line's Warren Beatty starrer "Town and Country." He also helmed…
Startup film financer Sidekick Entertainment has announced plans to back as many as five independent films annually through late-stage funding in its first year of operation.
A multifaceted portrait of the bonds that tie within a working-class Hong Kong family, "Little Cheung" reps a distinct change of pace and style for writer-director Fruit Chan. This third leg of his…
Alan Alda has been named this year's winner of the Valentine Davies Award by the Writers Guild of America West for his contributions to the entertainment industry and the community at large.
Gotham-based indie shingle the Shooting Gallery, in conjunction with Loews Cineplex Entertainment, will launch its indie film series Feb. 25 for 12 weeks in 17 major markets.
One of Italy's first bankable Tuscan comics, Francesco Nuti shows some evolution in his ninth feature, "I Love Andrea," putting himself relatively in the background and letting this light, well-paced…
Carlos Diegues, helmer-writer of Brazil's official Oscar entry "Orfeu," has chosen to direct and co-pen the comedy "God Was Born in Brazil" as his next project.
The fifth annual Palm Beach Intl. Film Festival, showcasing 50-plus films from 22 countries, will be held Feb. 4-13.