An amazing and privileged inside look at one of the few certifiable counterculture events of this thoroughly commercialized age, "Burning Man: The Burning Sensation" is a knock-out documentary with a…
Max Howard, a former top animation exec who is producing DreamWorks' "Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron," is stepping down from that producing job to take a first-look deal with DreamWorks.
"Urban Legend" director Jamie Blanks will helm "Valentine," a potential romantic horror franchise that Warner Bros. Pictures has targeted for a 2001 Valentine's Day release.
Sony-based Phoenix Pictures has come out the victor in a bidding war for "Basic," paying $400,000 against $700,000 for the thriller by scribe James Vanderbilt. The company plans to put the project on…
Sony-based Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich's Centropolis Entertainment has teamed with Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros. to produce "Arach Attack," an f/x-driven comedic thriller to be…
Woody Allen has signed a three-picture domestic distribution deal with DreamWorks, just after ending his association with Jean Doumanian's Sweetland Films (Daily Variety, March 17).
William Lee Scott has been cast as one of a group of five fighter pilots in the Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer pic "Pearl Harbor."
Unapix Films Theatrical, a newly formed distrib arm of Unapix Entertainment headed by Richard Abramowitz, has acquired its first two films for release: "Grass," a documentary narrated by Woody…
Todd Kessler, co-creator and exec producer of the popular Emmy-nommed half-pint program "Blue's Clues," has made his first feature deal.
French prisons will hold screenings of Pedro Almodovar's Oscar-winning "All About My Mother" for inmates as part of a film festival opening today.
The DoubleTake Documentary Film Festival, the largest event dedicated to non-fiction feature efforts, will roll out 11 world and 4 U.S. preems during its third annual competish April 6-9 in North…