When "Chunhyang" -- the first film by celebrated South Korean director Im Kwon Taek released Stateside -- came to Gotham's Lincoln Plaza (arguably the city's most important arthouse), Lot 47 Films…
A film featuring fast-rising stars Josh Hartnett and Julia Stiles would seem to have commercial potential written all over it. But because the movie climaxes with deadly shootings on a high school…
Emily Dequenne, controversial joint winner of the Cannes film festival's actress award in 1999 for her role in "Rosetta," will play Zola's famous heroine Therese Raquin in a TV miniseries, production…
As far as the indie film biz is concerned, death and taxes aren't the only inevitable things in life. There's one more item on the list: The going is tough and it always will be.
Thesps Burt Reynolds and Julianne Moore will receive tributes at the 27th Deauville Festival of American Cinema, on a roster with previously announced honoree producer Joel Silver.
Every year seems to bring another take on how the indies are really in trouble this time and how they will they ever get out of it. And in many respects, 2001 is no exception.
Here's a challenge. Let's lose the label "independent" film, throw it out like we've tossed other dusty anachronisms like "mutually assured destruction," "information superhighway" and "dot-com…
Urbanworld Films has secured its second round of financing from private equity fund Black Enterprise/Greenwich Street Partners. Exact amount was undisclosed.
Catch 23 Entertainment has tapped production executive Rachel Wood to head its new film production and finance venture in the U.K.
Dinomania swept the U.K., parts of Asia and Latin America over the weekend as "Jurassic Park III" flew higher than "The Lost World: Jurassic Park's" bows in some cases and in others outran "The Mummy…
Mel Gibson is in early talks to star for director Barry Levinson in "The Captain and the Shark," the Warner Bros.-based film adaptation of the Doug Stanton book "In Harm's Way."