South Africa and Canada are to sign an official film and television co-production agreement early next month, to coincide with the second Southern African Intl. Film and Television Market Nov. 3-7 in…
Benefiting from connections to two "rich uncle" investment sources, recent Silicon Valley transplant Animation Science Corp. announced Thursday it had received an operational infusion of more than $8…
The fifth Intl. Film Financing Conference will take place Jan. 9-11 in San Francisco.
In the wake of the Village Roadshow/Intermedia split revealed last week in London, Village Roadshow has announced the new structure of its international force with the addition of Mimi Steinbauer as…
The Directors Guild of America has announced that it will posthumously restore the status of Herbert Biberman, nearly five decades after the blacklisted director was stripped of his position as a…
Screenwriter David McKenna has been hired by Warner Bros. to script a remake of "Get Carter," a 1971 MGM gangster film which starred Michael Caine and Britt Ekland, according to sources involved in…
Scott Caan has inked his first acting gig in a major studio film, playing an assassin hired to pursue star Will Smith in Bruckheimer Prods. and Touchstone Pictures political conspiracy thriller…
The U.S. film "Gattaca," directed by Andrew Niccol, picked up the prize for best pic at the Catalan Intl. Film Festival here, which wrapped Oct. 19.
Angling to conjure a Jim Carrey vehicle, MGM prexy Michael Nathanson was laughing all the way from the bank as he purchased the comedy treatment "Fool on the Hill" from screenwriter Will Davies…