Jeremy Podeswa's critically acclaimed drama "The Five Senses" has been selected to open Perspective Canada, the Canuck portion of the 24th edition Toronto Intl. Film Festival, programmers announced…
Linda Blackaby and Lynda A. Hansen have been appointed co-directors of programming at the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival announced fest exec director Denise Kasell Tuesday.
Artisan Entertainment has signed a one-year, first look deal with indie producer Erik Feig and his com-pany, Amalgamated Inc. Feig's mandate is to develop and produce original projects for the…
Phil Barlow, recently upped to the newly created post of executive veep of the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group, has been tapped to receive the 1999 Show 'E' Award, Oct. 21, at the ShowEast…
Telefilm producer Arthur Axelman has inked a development deal with Papazian-Hirsch Entertainment.
Echoing the criticism the Los Angeles Films Critics Assn. fired at the Motion Picture Assn. of America and Warner Bros. last week, 28 members of the New York Film Critics Circle have railed against…
Recently launched production and distribution entity Tsunami Entertainment has started production on its first project, "The Spreading Ground," starring Dennis Hopper.
Disney and Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films are falling for the pitch "Love on the Run." Disney is close to buying the comedy pitch for a mid-six against high-six figures.
Nicolas Cage is in negotiations with Universal Pictures and Beacon Communications to star in "Family Man" under "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner's helm.
It was the hottest June in 27 years at the U.K. box office, thanks to "Notting Hill," "The Matrix" and "The Mummy."
MGM's new leaders Tuesday laid out their vision of an energized, cash-generating and efficient studio that puts out more and better movies.