In a season in which heavy hitters like "The Phantom Menace," "Stuart Little," "The Matrix" and "The Mummy" demand attention for their high-tech style, the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy has…
Universal Pictures development executives Jon Berg and Damien Saccani have negotiated early departures from their contracts in order to form their own management-production company, and have signed a…
By now everyone knows that Slamdance is not the only alternative festival in Park City, Utah.
Here's what just a few of our Directors to Watch from previous years have added to their credit and kudos lists.
Touchstone Pictures has grabbed screenwriter Gary Scott Thompson's "88 Minutes," a suspense-thriller pitch for low-six against mid-six figures.
One of the more anticipated docs to unspool at Sundance will be Barbara Kopple's long-awaited "My Generation," a behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Woodstock '94 fest that also juxtaposes footage…
Still apparently tougher on sexual than violent imagery, the MPAA has slapped Lions Gate Films' "American Psycho" with an NC-17 rating. The company plans an appeal.
The egalitarian sentiments of Woody Guthrie's communal folk song "This Land Is Your Land" and Norman Rockwell's detail-oriented paeans to the American experience might have been melded and twisted…
This year in Park City, you may find yourself in a cozy bus watching short films on mini monitors, as you wind your way through the snow to your next screening.
Bridgette Wilson has inked to play the third lead, opposite Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey, in the romantic comedy "The Wedding Planner." Lensing began Sunday in Los Angeles.
It might have seemed like a banner year for films with hot-shot visual effects, but some top f/x practitioners beg to differ. "This past year was just like any other," says animatronic creature…