Angelina Jolie, who picked up a third consecutive Golden Globe Sunday night, this time for "Girl, Interrupted," has been named ShoWest's supporting actress of the year.
Karen Constine, the top aide to Los Angeles City Councilwoman Laura Chick, has been selected by Gov. Gray Davis as the new director of the California Film Commission after the post had been vacant…
Building on the strengths of his debut feature, the poignant "Trees Lounge," actor-turned-director Steve Buscemi brings the same unfussy confidence and bittersweet empathy to "Animal Factory," a fine…
The wicked witch is dead. As the Sundance fest drew near its close, "Blair Witch" filmmakers Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick tried for a repeat marketing blitz - a full four months before they have…
Internet company AtomFilms has snatched up rights to four more short films, bringing its bounty to five shorts and making it the most aggressive acquisitor of shorts at the festival so far.
Sony Pictures Classics continues to make noise here, as the company is in final negotiations to snag domestic distribution rights to "Shadow Magic" from Chinese-born director Ann Hu.
U.K.-based Distant Horizon has acquired South African distribution rights for the feature "Chuck and Buck" at Sundance. Helmed by Miguel Arteta ("Star Maps"), the pic explores the evolving…
Tim Burton, who dazzled audiences with "Sleepy Hollow," "Batman" and "Edward Scissorhands," is taking his visuals to the Web, inking a deal with shockwave.com to create a series of animated short…
Shamelessly flattering and melodramatic, "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" may strike some viewers as stretching nonfiction cinema's parameters until its mascara runs with tears.
Who is Morty Fineman? That’s a question Daily Variety readers may be asking following the appearance Thursday of an improbable full-page ad touting the 30th anniversary of Fineman Films. In an open…
Brit stage thesp Janet McTeer's likely Oscar nom for "Tumbleweeds" could give a leg up to "Songcatcher," another polished, feel-good indie production in which she gets her second screen lead. Framing…