The Independents Showcase has rounded up 14 films for its second marketing presentation at Cannes, up from an inaugural six features represented last year at the market.
The International Independent Film Producers Assn. has begun to seek support from the major studios in its quest to lobby Washington for new tax reforms on private financing for films.
Gotham indie distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired four features for summer and fall openings, bringing its 1993 lineup to seven titles.
LONDON -- Second screen version of Dickens' last, unfinished novel, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," is a pedestrian costumer low on atmosphere and dramatic oomph. Tamely toplined by Robert Powell as…
The 17th edition of the Cleveland Intl. Film Festival wrapped with a 22% increase in attendance -- or 22,000 customers during the 11-day event.
Ruby Cairo" is an old-fashioned Yank-in-Europe mystery-adventure that squanders an interesting cast headed by Andie MacDowell and Liam Neeson. Too bad everyone forgot to pack a script along with…
In its first foreign outing, Paramount's "Indecent Proposal" bagged a socko $ 1.321 million in the first five days on 116 screens in Australia.
Director Carlos Saura's 1992 Olympic film "Marathon" will receive government funds, after having been passed over in the first round of Film Institute subsidies granted last March.
Movie theater owners are preparing for war, and their enemy is the recently announced TCI-Carolco PPV deal.
Twentieth Century Fox-based indie producer Paul Schiff and "Indecent Proposal" screenwriter Amy Holden Jones are jointly developing a contemporary remake of Henry Hathaway's 1953 suspenser "Niagara,"…
New World Intl.'s Ray Donahue has ended his tenure as vice president of sales and acquisitions to become an in-house producer. He's signed a non-exclusive production deal with the indie.