Pierre DesRoches has unexpectedly resigned as executive director of Telefilm Canada, the country's most influential film and TV funder. DesRoches, who has helmed Montreal-based Telefilm for the past…
With five days still to play at the 44th Berlinale, competition boss Moritz de Hadeln had three slam dunks, a lot of rim shots and several complete misses.
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up all North American rights to the feel-good Russian/French movie "Window to Paris," screening here in the Panorama section of the 44th Berlinale.
Francis Ford Coppola will produce New Line's "Don Juan DeMarco and the Centerfold," reteaming him with Marlon Brando for the first timesince Coppola helmed "Apocalypse Now" in 1979.
Andrew Davis, one of Hollywood's hottest helmers thanks to Oscar nominee "The Fugitive," is putting out his producer shingle at the American Film Market hoping to sell foreign rights for his project…
There is nothing graceful about Alex Canawati's directorial feature debut, "Inevitable Grace," an amateurish, derivative would-be thriller that owes its entire existence to Hitchcock. Clumsily…
Firing one of the first big-budget salvos for the coming American Film Market , Constantin Film head Bernd Eichinger on Thursday confirmed production plans for an adaptation of Peter Hoeg's…
Miramax Films confirmed Thursday that it has acquired North American distribution rights to the documentary series "100 Years of Cinema," which will feature such directors as Martin Scorsese, Stephen…
As several competitors circled, TriStar producer Wendy Finerman staked a bounty of $ 225,000 against $ 750,000 to option the screen rights to "One for the Money," Janet Evanovich's novel to be…
The question of movie theaters' viability in a 500-channel superhighway future will be addressed by industry honchos Ted Turner and MCA Motion Picture chairman Tom Pollock next month during a…
Rookie indie production outfit Muse Prods. has optioned two novels from the Jim Thompson estate for around $ 800,000, including backends "The Killer Inside Me" and "Savage Night."