The Sundance Institute and the Producers Club of Maryland have created a fellowship to help directors from the Sundance labs bring their projects to the bigscreen. The annual $10,000 fellowship will…
The Miami Film Festival marks its 15th anniversary in 1998, with South Beach denizen Sylvester Stallone once again serving as the fest's honorary international chairman.
Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein have promoted Cary Granat to president of Dimension Films, Miramax's genre banner.
Macedonian helmer Milcho Manchevski --- whose "Before the Rain" garnered a Gold Lion award at the 1994 Venice film fest, as well as a best foreign-language film Oscar nomination --- is set to direct…
Laurence Fishburne is going back to the future. The actor, who recently appeared in the space thriller "Event Horizon," is near a deal to star opposite Keanu Reeves in Warner Bros.' sci-fi pic…
Studio development execs and producers were buzzing Thursday about "Crisis in the Hot Zone" scribe Richard Preston's book "Cobra Event," which is drawing seven-figure bids from all over town.
AFMA members elected foreign sales veteran William Shields chairman in a closely contested race, the org announced Thursday following its annual meeting.
In 1994, director Steven Spielberg, former Disney exec Jeffrey Katzenberg and music mogul David Geffen announced with fanfare befitting a coronation that they had a Dream. Three years, one hit TV…
Goodbye, Imax Corp. as niche-filling large-format provider and distributor and hello, Imax the large-format studio.
Steve Zahn has inked to co-star in the George Clooney starrer "Out of Sight" under Stephen Soderbergh's helm for Universal Pictures, sources said Wednesday.