For acquisition execs heading to the Toronto Film Festival this week, one of the hottest tickets is Saturday's midnight screening of "Orgazmo."
"The first four days were absolute chaos," admitted Felice Laudadio, director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival in an interview with Daily Variety.
Miramax Films has named Lorin Prince, David Kaminow and Brian Dickman vice presidents of marketing.
Controlled, sensitive performances and easy chemistry between leads Robin Tunney and Henry Thomas make "Niagara Niagara" a reasonably satisfying addition to the extensive canon of melancholy dramas…
"Strictly Ballroom" and "Children of the Revolution" producer Tristram Miall has pacted with Beyond Intl. to develop feature films that Beyond will market globally.
By once again centering on the discrepancy between an individual's search for truth and official story, as it is constructed and enforced by power elites in totalitarian regimes, John Sayles' "Men…
Final figures Tuesday confirmed a final summer '97 tally of $2.23 billion, exceeding the prior seasonal record set last year by a modest 2%. Also in line with Variety projections, admissions dipped…
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
Village Roadshow Pictures Australia, the film and TV production arm of the entertainment and leisure conglom, has been restructured with the naming of Michael Lake to the new post of managing…
If a big Hollywood production approached the newly formed Rome Film Commission and asked to set up cameras in the Colosseum, would they be laughed out of town?