Miramax continues its book-buying spree, paying mid-six figures for the film rights to "The Fig Eater," Jody Shields' erotic murder mystery set in turn-of-the-century Vienna.
Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz, the Oscar-winning production duo who most recently worked on "Shakespeare in Love," have acquired "Oooph!," a romantic comedy by David J. Burke, for their…
Organizers have announced that a record number of films will be screened at the fifth annual Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival (July 27-Aug. 2), one of the largest such festivals in North…
"Star Trek" legend Leonard Nimoy is the voice behind "The Story of Computer Graphics," a two-hour doc on the 45-year evolution of digital technology.
DreamWorks partner Jeffrey Katzenberg on Tuesday sharply refuted a report by a trade paper that DreamWorks and Seagram were involved in merger talks. Not only are "no serious negotiations" taking…
Shannon Elizabeth, a relative unknown and newcomer to Los Angeles, has signed a non-exclusive, three-picture deal with Miramax.
Miramax Films and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have signed an eight-picture co-financing and distribution pact that augurs the formation of a longer-term alliance between the two studios.
Atom Egoyan's Cannes-preemed "Felicia's Journey" will raise the curtain at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. Prelim announcements for the 24th edition, running Sept. 9-18, were made Tuesday.
Arnold Schwarzenegger will flex his muscles as pulp magazine superhero Dr. Clark Savage Jr. for Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures.
Woodstock may become more than a concert and a ground-breaking documentary. If all goes as planned, it will soon be the setting for a comedic feature film.
Prague post-production company Cinemasound heralded completion of work on its first foreign film at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.