U.S. filmmaker Kate Davis' transsexual love story "Southern Comfort" took the top two prizes at the weeklong Hot Docs Intl. Documentary Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
It was one of the bleakest weekends of the year at cinemas overseas, and not even the world preem of "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" in the U.K. could raise the tempo.
Thirty-eight students from 22 U.S. colleges and universities have been tapped finalists for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' 28th annual Student Academy Awards, skedded for June 10 at…
Frederick Huntsberry, previously chief financial officer at Universal Pictures, was appointed senior veep and CFO at parent Universal Studios Monday.
Helen Rosenberg is joining USA Films as the company's chief financial officer.
Crown Media Holdings waxed enthusiastic Monday about plans to purchase the Hallmark Entertainment film library, noting in an SEC filing that the deal will boost cash flow.
In a move signaling expansion rather than retrenchment, Union Bank of California and Newmarket Group have agreed to provide up to $250 million in production financing for Escape Artists, the…
Nimbus Film's "It's All About Love," starring Claire Danes and Joaquin Phoenix, has been saved from collapse by a $620,000 grant from the Danish Film Institute and a $120,000 grant from the Nordic…
In its world preem in the U.K. over the weekend, "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" was relegated to playing second fiddle to the fourth stanza of local phenom "Bridget Jones's Diary," while most major…
Anne D'Amato has been tapped executive veep of production at U.K.- and Los Angeles-based FourBoys Films. D'Amato, who reports to husband-and-wife toppers Patricia Heaton and David Hunt, had been exec…
Steven Beer and Larry Rudolph, founding partners of the entertainment law firm of Rudolph & Beer, have formed film and music shingle R&B FM, while welcoming Lisa Fragner to head the new banner.