In its first official Hollywood handshake, the Smithsonian Institution will serve as historical consultant on next summer's Columbia Pictures release "The Patriot," starring Mel Gibson and directed…
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts Los Angeles will posthumously honor filmmaker Stanley Kubrick with its Britannia Award, which it has renamed the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for…
Apparently, teen audiences aren't the only ones scared by Artisan's ultra-low-budget horror pic "The Blair Witch Project."
Former Amazon.com exec Scott Lipsky has formed Lot 47, an indie distrib that plans to acquire digitally produced pics and distribute them theatrically and on the Internet. Its first film will be the…
Gotham-based production and financing company the Shooting Gallery, the banner behind such indies as "Sling Blade," is close to inking a domestic theatrical distribution pact with Universal Pictures.
It looks like Tom Cruise fans will get a double dose of the dashing "Eyes Wide Shut" star next summer. Paramount is postponing the release of "Mission: Impossible 2" from its Dec. 17 berth to May 24…
Warner Bros. has picked up David Ayer's screenplay "Training Day," to which Davis Guggenheim is attached to direct for the studio.
After directing more than 100 musicvideos, Paul Hunter is dipping his toe into the feature arena.
Moscow's 21st Film Fest opened Monday at the Pushkinsky to congratulations from Russian Prime Minister Sergei Stepashin, who promised long-term support for the event.
The Sundance Institute has finalized its class roster for the 1999 composers lab, the companion to the Institute's feature film program that wrapped in Utah last month.