"Schindler's List" and "The Piano" predictably led the list of Writers Guild of America best screenplay nominees announced Tuesday, but in a switch, the highly praised pix won't be competing against…
Ratso Rizzo will kick off the American Film Institute’s 1994 Favorite Film Series on Feb. 16 as United Artists’ “Midnight Cowboy” celebrates its 25th anniversary. The screening will be held at the…
The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors has installed five new members. They are Hamilton S. Cloud II, Austin Kalish, Judith Paige Mitchell, Bonnie Raskin and Josef Anderson.
Will the next Felix Awards presentation take place in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1995? It is not as far-fetched as it might sound.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and American Center for Children’s Television will co-sponsor the Children’s Interactive Media Festival from 10…
Rob Kenneally has joined syndicator Rysher TPE as exec VP, creative affairs, a new position in which he'll direct a new push into network and movie production and oversee the company's active slate…
To the makers of comedies, the Academy Awards is no laughing matter. "Serious people somehow are more admired than clowns," says veteran writer Larry Gelbart, reflecting on Oscar's usual snub of…
Michael Nathanson, who recently exited as Columbia Pictures corporate executive veepee, will assume the prexy/CEO slot at Warner Bros.-based New Regency Prods. Feb. 15, New Regency confirmed Monday.
Chuck Gordon, long connected to brother Larry Gordon at Largo Entertainment, has landed on his own in a four-year, first-look production deal at Universal Pictures, the producerconfirmed Monday.
Selected to open this year's Rendez-Vous du Cinema Quebecois fest, veteran helmer Lea Pool's "Mouvements du desir" is an ultra-steamy update of the classic romance-on-a-train theme that adds new zing…
Studios constantly rate talent, but how does talent size up the studios? Daily Variety has asked producers, directors, agents and others involved in the filmmaking process to rate the majors.