Celia Fischer, a graduate student at UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television, has taken first prize in the Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards for her screenplay "Bottomfeeders."
Artisan has sprung low six figures for "White Wedding," an irreverent comic spec script set in a venue in which the bride isn't the only one wearing white, and sheets would be an unnecessary wedding…
"The Blair Witch Project" has smashed house records at theaters across the U.K. on its first weekend of release. The film, which platformed on 36 screens, grossed £750,822 ($1.2 million).
Sean Patrick Thomas has inked to star in the upcoming Cort-Madden project, “Save the Last Dance,” greenlit for a November lensing at Par. Thomas appeared most recently in “Cruel Intentions” and…
Indie company Interlight Pictures, in production on "Driven," has committed a high six-figure sum against low seven figures for "Rubicon," an original script by Kevin Elders.
Fear and laughter dominated an otherwise workmanlike frame in last week's overseas box office, which saw some haze among the star premiere turns and glowing holdovers.
German filmmaker Veit Helmer, who gained a reputation with several imaginative, award-winning shorts, makes a visually impressive but unsatisfying move into features with the eccentric adult fairy…
Of interest due to relative scarcity of product from Ecuador, this trio of tidy, if somewhat predictable, tales of contempo life is tinged with an air of the fantastic. Exposure is likely at thematic…
The 11th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival will unspool Nov. 4-14, undelayed by the fire which destroyed the festival's office last February.
Aimed squarely at Italo teen auds, "The Anto War" is a very local Cecchi Gori youth comedy set near the Adriatic coastal town of Pescara in 1990. Action centers on a gang of four boys named Antonio…
An assured ensembler about the antics of family and friends in the day or so following a 75-year-old woman's death, " Milk" milks its slim premise for all it's worth. A promising debut for U.S.-born…