In a mid-six-figure deal, Panoptic Pictures has picked up Nicholl Fellowship-winning script "Akeelah and the Bee."
The National Endowment for the Humanities has presented the UCLA Film and Television Archive with a two-year grant of $138,234, as well as an additional $110,000 in matching funds.
The Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council has endorsed the recently introduced federal bill to curb runaway production.
Kip Pardue has been added to the cast of the Lions Gate Films production "The Rules of Attraction," with Jessica Biel and Thomas Ian Nicholas in final negotiations. "Rules" also stars James Van Der…
If you've simply had it with the French countryside, Gaul's national railway, SNCF, sympathizes. Since July, ticketholders on the highspeed TGV routes between Paris and Marseilles have been able to…
DreamWorks' megahit "Shrek" contains a lot of nose-thumbing at rival Disney's animated heritage. And the pic's DVD release may add even more fuel to the companies' long-standing toon tiff.
A Renaissance wheeler-dealer, Arnon Milchan is fast becoming a master of media crossover. The films he has backed -- "Pretty Woman," "The Client" and "War of the Roses" -- win critical acclaim and…
The long-simmering battle between studios and video-rental retailers -- particularly Blockbuster -- is escalating into all-out war. And the result may revolutionize the way studios price their videos…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library is specifically looking for material from Asia.
One of Korea's favorite historical tales will provide the grist for an upcoming U.S.-Korea film co-production. "Last Empress" is based on the life of Korea's last queen, Ja-young Min, who led a fight…
With negotiators busy trying to hammer out a peace accord to the five-month Macedonian conflict, and the nation's citizens hoping for a return to normalcy, the country's film biz is also looking to…