In "God Said, Ha!," Julia Sweeney, the gifted comedian of "Saturday Night Live" fame, delivers an extended monologue so exquisitely written, so emotionally touching --- and so entertaining --- that…
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. has purchased all audiovisual rights to the novel "My Soul to Keep," by Tananarive Due for low against mid-six figures.
Actor Michael Sutton is set to take his first leading role in Image Organization's indie "Wanted," directed by Terence O'Keefe.
Gotham-based Eureka Pictures -- currently in production on John Pierson's "Split Screen" TV magazine for the Independent Film Channel -- will team with "Boogie Nights" producer John Lyons on…
The latest entry in the growing field of indie youth ensemble films, "Bongwater" is an uneven, intermittently likable movie about a group of Portland residents for whom getting high is a way of life.
Miramax Films has won its appeal against an NC-17 rating for "Artemisia," its erotic biopic of the 17th-century Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi.
Oscar-winning filmmaker James L. Brooks will give the keynote address Saturday for the Independent Feature Project/West's annual Screenwriting Conference. Brooks will focus on the creative process…
DreamWorks Pictures has buttoned up the rights to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi's three-part comic book "The Adventures of Sandee the Supermodel," which it plans to develop into a feature film and…
Combine the high-energy pyrotechnic choreography of a Hong Kong actioner with the plight of a banal sitcom schnook and you have "The Big Hit." A fleet piece of sock-'em entertainment, its kinetic…
Columbia Tristar Motion Picture Group has acquired all domestic rights to Initial Entertainment Group's war drama "Savior." The company also has picked up distribution rights in several foreign…
Toronto International Film Festival has appointed Colin Geddes as the new programmer for the festival's popular Midnight Madness collection of cult films and cinematic exotica.