New York-based Hart Sharp Entertainment, riding high with the critical success of "Boys Don't Cry," has struck a deal with the U.K.'s FilmFour to develop a biopic of performance artist Leigh Bowery.
If sales are any indicator, DVD players filled many stockings this past Christmas, signaling that the future of the digital homevideo format will be a merry one.
Steve Buscemi's "Animal Factory" and Barbara Kopple's "My Generation" have been added to this year's Sundance lineup.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Assn. has tapped DreamWorks' "American Beauty" as 1999's best picture, with the film's Kevin Spacey copping a nod for best actor.
Robert Keene has been tapped to design the sets for this year’s Oscar telecast. This will be the second time the Emmy Award-winning production designer has been involved with the Oscars. His previous…
BAMcinematek at the Brooklyn Academy of Music will roll out "Black Cinema Cafe," a new monthly repertory series centering on works by black independent filmmakers, on Jan. 12.
United Intl. Pictures has made another advance in its bid to handle more local pics around the world -- by striking a Nordic distribution deal with Scanbox.
Miramax has inked "She's All That" screenwriter R. Lee Fleming Jr. to a multipicture screenwriting deal.
Grupo Televisa has inked a distribution deal with the local film arm of one of Latin America's largest live entertainment holding companies, Interamerican Entertainment Corporation (CIE).
Helmer John Madden has committed to direct "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" for Working Title Films.