Australian international distrib Beyond Films has snared all world rights outside of North America to Vancouver-based writer-director Mina Shum's "Drive, She Said," which had its world preem at the…
A frustrated MPAA topper Jack Valenti said Friday that the time has come for music publishers and religious broadcasters to settle their differences and allow Congress to move forward with a proposal…
Her surname almost isn't good enough to illustrate her talents, according to some casting directors, who feel this 16-year-old is earmarked for stardom.
For every Jodie Foster and Ron Howard --- former child actors who later became major adult players in the movie business --- there are hundreds of talented kids who get little more than their…
Billy Connolly will emcee BAFTA's seventh annual Britannia Awards, with Barry Levinson signing on to present the nod to Dustin Hoffman at the Sept. 24 ceremonies.
With the FCC's mandate for more educational and family programming on network TV, and the last decade's cable TV boom, it isn't only programming for children that has become more popular in Hollywood.
Spurred by the success of "Shine," Oz's Film Finance Corp. has greenlit another piano pic for production --- "Passion," from "Breaker Morant" producer Matt Carroll.
This fall, the Independent Feature Film Market will be homecoming of sorts for some indie filmmakers.
Given the unexpectedly Spartan box-office take of Disney's "Hercules" --- by Disney standards anyway --- many animation industry watchers are wondering if the much-touted animated feature fray is…
While BVI's "Air Force One" and "Face/Off" and WB's "Conspiracy Theory" were big players at the overseas box office, "Con Air" was poised to become the 13th pic to join the foreign blockbuster club…
Novice showbiz parents might want to peruse "Your Kid Ought to Be in Pictures," just published by Lone Eagle Publishing, before pestering talent and casting agents with questions.