Continuing its yen for young-slanting pics, Columbia Pictures has bought a six-page treatment for an untitled ensemble comedy from husband and wife scribes Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse.
The Santa Monica Film Festival has ramped up an impressive, intensive three days of screenings and panels that will culminate Sunday with the presentation of the first Moxie! Awards.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired international distribution rights to director Mary Lambert's teen drama "Clubland," produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin ("Thelma & Louise") and Grammy-winning songwriter…
As literal and schmaltzy as a conventional telepic, Steven Maler's "The Autumn Heart" is an old-fashioned family meller about a dying mother and her three grown daughters.
Closing on its third nominee for a foreign-language film Academy Award, Miramax Films has acquired North American rights to Jose Luis Garci's 19th century costumer "The Grandfather."
Ashok Amritraj and Elie Samaha have agreed to end their filmmaking partnership in Franchise Pictures, with Amritraj selling his interest in the company to Samaha.
In what amounts to a Chinese government reconnaissance mission into Hollywood, China's main film org has been meeting all week with studios and producers to encourage co-productions with American and…
Visual f/x and post-production shop Flat Earth Prods. Inc. has launched Flat Earth Entertainment to co-produce as well as develop its own slate of pics. The company would produce the effects for the…
During the American Film Market, Daily Variety will be located at the Loews Santa Monica Hotel in suites 656 and 657.
"Mifune," the third film to be made according to the Dogma 95 charter dictating extreme cinematic simplicity, recently won the Jury Grand Prix award at the Berlin Film Festival, but "The King Is…
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