Jonathan Taplin's 21-year career as a film producer includes "Mean Streets, ""The Last Waltz,""Under Fire" and "K-2."
Britain's Video Collection Intl. struck a deal Friday with Rank Film Distributors for the video rights to the Rob Reiner film "North," Frank Darabont's "Rita Hayworth & Shawshank Redemption," and the…
Just as writer-director John Singleton ("Boyz N the Hood") was a hot filmmaking prospect in Hollywood agency and studio circles before he had collected his sheepskin from the USC film-writing…
From the end of January through the end of May, Los Angeles County is expecting to swallow a $ 308 million loss in tourism business due to the Jan. 17 earthquake. The state of California, meanwhile…
The MGM/UA-based Jacobs/Gardner Prods. has tapped Amanda Nelligan for the newly created development VP slot, the studio said Monday.
The Los Angeles area motion picture industry should add nearly 18,000 new jobs during the next two years, Los Angeles County officials are predicting.
Spelling Films Intl. made it official that it will set sail this summer with "Love Boat: The Movie" (Daily Variety, Jan. 4). Its sales arm announced two additional upcoming projects, the high-tech…
The Queen of Appropriation gets full-frontal exposure in "Sandra Bernhard: Confession of a Pretty Lady," a midlength docu that's short on confessions but comes as close as any film is likely to get…
Recording the final harvest year on his aged parents' wheat farm, Dutch film critic Jos de Putter quietly but stirringly venerates a disappearing way of life. Pastoral lyricism powered by…