Anyone who believes that bigger is better has not been to enough film markets, where more often than not the quantity of titles far outweighs the quality.
Buena Vista Intl. is in final negotiations to finance and distribute its first-ever Brazilian film, romantic comedy "1972."
Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright Penn have inked to star in the indie comedy "How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog" under the helm of writer-director Michael Kalesniko.
The colorful character of Aussie-born composer Percy Grainger provides plenty of emotional grist in "Passion," even if most of it sits uneasily within a regular feature-film format. Partly adapted…
Bel Air Entertainment will play for time with "Two Clocks Running," a high-concept thriller written by Robert Franke that the Warner Bros.-based company has snapped up for $500,000 against $1 million.
European filmmakers are lobbying the European Parliament to protect Europe's movie market from U.S. dominance and to back the European film industry in World Trade Organization talks due to begin at…
To get an R rating for Palm Pictures' "Black and White," director James Toback had to excise a fleeting glimpse of a women's fully clothed arm pumping suggestively during a sex scene.
The Sundance Institute has announced the eight projects selected for the second annual Native Screenwriting Workshop, to take place Sunday through July 25.
With his latest summer tentpole nearing release, "The Haunting" helmer Jan De Bont is in negotiations to direct the science-fiction thriller "The Adaptive Ultimate" for Fox 2000.
In one of the largest donations in its 57-year history, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. on Wednesday presented Martin Scorsese's preservation org the Film Foundation with $200,000.
With a new chief direct from the Venice Film Festival, and ambitions to re-establish its thumbprint on the fest landscape, the 1999 Taormina FilmFest (July 24-31) will field a 12-title Competition…