Directors Guild of America president Arthur Hiller will receive an Honorary Life Membership in the DGA at the guild's 45th Awards banquet March 6 at the Beverly Hilton.
October Films confirmed yesterday that it has acquired all North American distribution rights to "Ruby in Paradise," which shared the Grand Jury Prize with "Public Access" at last month's Sundance…
Stephen Rea heads a strong cast, crisply directed, in "Bad Behaviour," a delightful comedy of manners set among a group of North Londoners. With a tone somewhere between Mike Leigh's "Life Is Sweet"…
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Writers Guild of America, East and Independent Feature Project team up April 2-3 for a conference on feature-film script development at Fashion Institute of Technology's Fred Pomerantz Art & Design…
Vision Intl. chairman Mark Damon jump-started the American Film Market with his annual luncheon/sales preview Wednesday at the DC3 restaurant. Outlining the company's 18 films on offer, he prefaced…
Magic-comedy duo Penn & Teller have signed with the William Morris Agency in all areas of representation, including personal appearances, books, lecturing and motion picture and television. WMA…
Jamie Geller Hawtof, most recently a VP at Clein + White Public Relations, will be joining TriStar Pictures as VP, publicity, effective in mid-March.
Sud Finance subsid Ulysse Entertainment has acquired world rights, excluding North America, to "Treacherous," a film noir thriller starring C. Thomas Howell, Adam Baldwin and Tia Carrere.
IBM Corp. is taking a high-risk stake in Hollywood, backing a new special effects and digital production company headed by Jim Cameron.
AIP Studios has been renamed West Side Studios in a move signaling the company's intent to produce more mainstream movies following what David Winters, its chairman of the board, termed "a major…