Consolidated Film Industries, one of the country's largest motion picture film processing and post-production facilities, has tapped Bob Beitcher, an entertainment industry vet with expertise in the…
Making its largest single charitable contribution to date, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has pledged $250,000 to jump-start the newly formed National Film Preservation Foundation.
"The Mayor of Kingdom Come," which was supposed to be the next film from director Michael Winterbottom, has been put on ice for a year because of problems sealing the financing.
On the eve of the release of "Anastasia," the studio's animated feature debut, 20th Century Fox was seething over the fact that the film was the only new release not listed on the MovieFone telephone…
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will honor Martin Scorsese at its annual gala tribute on May 4, 1998.
Sara Gilbert, best known as the wisecracking Darlene Conner on the long-running sitcom "Roseanne," has been cast in Michael Corrente's indie feature "Outside Providence."
Jill Sobel Messick has joined Miramax Films as vice president of development. Messick was previously a manager at Addis/Wechsler & Associates, where her clients included Chloe Sevigny ("Kids") and…
Warner Bros. has purchased a treatment for a horror thriller titled "Blood of the Gods," about a group of teenagers on a South Seas surfing trip who have to keep their heads as they're pursued by a…
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" is an outstanding lean film trapped in a fat film's body. Clint Eastwood's screen version of John Berendt's phenomenally successful nonfiction tome, about a…
With several studios circling, producer Chris Montan nabbed a six-figure payday from Warner Bros. for scribe Jordan Moffet's romantic comedy "The Official Scorer." The pic is being developed for…
The American Society of Cinematographers will honor two-time Oscar winner Freddie Francis with its International Achievement Award, given annually to a foreign national who has made extraordinary and…