New York-based production entity ErgoArts Inc., has begun principal photography on the first of four newly announced feature projects.
Sam Mendes' "American Beauty" will have its world premiere as a gala presentation at the 24th annual Toronto International Film Festival.
Actors-turned-scribes Andrew Lowery and Andrew Miller have closed a guaranteed two-picture deal with Miramax Films worth more than $1 million.
Brent Forrester's comedy pitch "Gazillionaire" has made him a millionaire. New Line Cinema has paid Forrester a heady $1 million to write up his idea described as "The Great Gatsby" as a broad comedy.
The Canadian government has settled a dispute between specialty channel license applicants without stepping on anyone's toes.
The United States Information Service is celebrating the contributions that African-Americans have made to cinema by hosting an African-American Film Festival here.
The Spanish film industry has never had it so good. Or not at least for the last 15 years, according to statistics published by Spain's ICAA Spanish Film Institute.
The latest entry in the pop culture arena to riff on the Mafia, "Mickey Blue Eyes" is an engaging, often very funny fish-out-of-water story that provides Hugh Grant with an excellent vehicle. Well…
The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival is now accepting submissions for next year's USCAF Film Discovery Showcase.
Controversial mainland Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yuan's "Seventeen Years" is the final title chosen to compete in the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 1-11.
That troublesome mini-genre of Yanks ensnared by corrupt Third World legal systems is back in "Brokedown Palace," a well acted but problematic drama that plunks two innocent teenage American girls…