Hammerhead Prods. -- an f/x house expanding to produce its own pics -- has sold Disney the pitch "Old" by writers Oliver Butcher and Eric Freiser.
Rising British thesp Samantha Morton ("Under the Skin") provides the heart and soul of "Dreaming of Joseph Lees," a small-scale period meller, almost European in flavor, about a young woman's…
The Fort Lauderdale Film Festival opens like a Broadway show, with initial screenings held out of town to build word of mouth and press before opening in the big city.
Steven Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment has arranged a $225 million financing facility with a consortium of banks led by the New York office of Westdeutsche Landesbank.
The Seattle Intl. Film Festival was founded in 1975 to showcase worldwide cinema as well as the best American independent narrative and documentary films. With more than 200 features and 140,000…
"Armageddon" and "Dick" producer Gale Anne Hurd is departing the Paramount lot. Hurd, a stalwart at Par since 1993, is moving her Pacific Western Prods. banner to offices in the Studio City area.
Roughly an hour by train from Paris, Amiens is a predominantly working-class town blessed with some special features that would be worth the trip even if the annual film festival wasn't a haven for…
Kelly McGillis ("Witness," "The Accused") has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in "The Monkey's Mask," an adaptation of Dorothy Porter's erotic thriller novel in verse.
Nestled among the redwoods and just a half-hour from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge, the Mill Valley Film Festival offers the best of two worlds -- urban sophistication and small-town…
The cause for dubbing foreign-language films into English for the U.S. theatrical market will receive little momentum from Miramax's Anglicizing of Robert Benigni's Oscar-winning "Life Is Beautiful."
The U.K.'s new rules on what constitutes a "British" film have become official.