CBS has inked a talent holding deal with actress and comedienne Mary Birdsong. Birdsong appeared on Comedy Central’s “Viva Variety” last season and currently does recurring characters for “Late Night…
Worries about shrinking coin for creative docu makers plagued delegates attending the Intl. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA), but failed to dampen the enthusiasm of professionals and…
The changing of the zeroes seems a topic tailor-made for Dennis Miller's ironic wit, since the hype is so disproportionate to the event's significance. But maybe the Y2K bug and the corresponding…
Films from new and emerging U.S. directors will get wide exposure on homevideo next year with the launch of the First Rites label at 750 Hollywood Video stores.
Director Agnieszka Holland will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the second annual CineVegas Intl. Film Festival, which unspools Dec. 6-11 at the Paris-Las Vegas.
Sundance names its Collection, Int'l picks
Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) has wrapped up a record year of film production by getting 10 pics to the bigscreen in 1999.
“But I’m a Cheerleader,” a gender-bending comedy from director Jamie Babbit and Fine Line that showed in Toronto. “I.K.U.,” an experimental, sexually graphic takeoff on “Blade Runner” featuring…
Canadian children's producer and distributor Cinar has acquired the Wonderworks library of family films from Salt Lake City-based Bonneville Intl.
The Sundance Film Festival has chosen six films to represent its Native American forum.
Universal Pictures topped the nominations Wednesday for the motion picture category in the NAACP Image Awards.