Starting this weekend, Laemmle's Monica Theater in Santa Monica launches a program featuring all eight of this year's Oscar-nominated short films. Program will run for four consecutive weekends on…
U.K. shingle Geoff Reeve Films has optioned a novel about Hollywood by Dutch author Arnon Grunberg.
A few days before gathering at ShoWest to promote their upcoming pics, distribs assembled Thursday to celebrate past success -- namely, the $100 million grossers of the last 12 months.
Don't bury Pop.com or DreamWorks' future Internet endeavors just yet. The first day of the WorldCom U.S. Comedy Arts Festival Tech Summit featured DreamWorks co-topper Jeffrey Katzenberg giving a…
The Screen Actors Guild has announced that award presenters at its March 11 ceremonies will include Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr. and Whoopi Goldberg.
Toni Collette ("The Sixth Sense") is in negotiations to play the female lead opposite Hugh Grant in the Weitz Brothers-directed "About a Boy" for Universal Pictures.
Samuel L. Jackson, who will next be seen in "The Caveman's Valentine," will make his fourth appearance as an Oscar presenter during the 73rd annual Academy Awards on March 25.
Project Greenlight, the online screenwriting contest hosted by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's entertainment Netco LivePlanet, Miramax and HBO, has selected Pete Jones as its winner for his script…
IFP/West executive director Dawn Hudson announced Thursday the participants for its first Directors Lab, an intensive seven-week program designed to help indie directors improve their craft.
Miramax Films has reached an exclusive multiyear first-look production pact with Good Machine, the decade-old Gotham-based shingle that has developed and produced titles such as "Crouching Tiger…
Two large families try to cope with each other during a hot, sluggish summer in "The Swamp," an atmospheric and cumulatively impressive feature-length debut from Argentine writer-director Lucrecia…