Producer and unit production manager Tom Joyner will receive the Directors Guild of America's Frank Capra achievement award at the guild's 51st annual awards show Saturday.
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETMyriad Pictures has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Cadence Entertainment's "Kitchen Party," starring Scott Speedman ("Felicity"), Laura Harris ("The Faculty") and…
Donnie Wahlberg (“Ransom”) has joined the cast of “Bullfighter,” opposite Oliver Martinez, Michelle Forbes and Willem Dafoe. Rune Bendixen directs the pic about a French bullfighter in Mexico trying…
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVALBackstopper Intl. Film Guarantors (IFG) has pacted to bond three upcoming Intermedia projects: "Company Man," "Love's Labour's Lost" and "Whatever Happened to Harold…
In their first collaboration, Twentieth Century Fox has picked up distribution rights to all English-language territories as well as South America for "The Dancer," an upcoming film produced by Luc…
The Zucker Bros. will produce the comedy "Booga Bear" for Rogue Pictures, the genre division of October Films.
The president of Venezuela's film commission is resigning to pursue work in television. Abdel Guerere, 42, has served 4-1/2 years at the Centro Nacional Autonomo de Cinematografia (CNAC).
Hal Kanter, Bruce Vilanch, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Dave Boone and Rita Cash will form the writing team for the Academy Awards telecast.
Described by helmer Dan Clark as "a modern art-exploitation flick," his feature debut "The Item" is more exploitation than art and more a midnight pic than a legit entry in a festival's dramatic…
Italy's National Film School has pacted with satellite movie channel CineClassics and specialist distributor Ripley's Film on "New Visions," a project to restore and distribute 14 forgotten films…
Nicholas Osborne and Jeffrey Zarnow of O/Z Films have inked a first-look production deal with Phoenix Pictures. O/Z was launched by Osborne and Zarnow in January with the intent to set up feature…