The American Film Market kicks off Feb. 25 at the Miramar Sheraton in Santa Monica with MPAA president Jack Valenti giving the opening speech.
WITH A PARTY FRIDAY, the Massachusetts Film Office established its presence at the Sundance Film Festival. It's the Film Office's second year in a row. The party, held at the Kimball Arts Center, was…
California distrib Arista Films has inked a deal with Signature One for six 35mm romance pix that will likely go straight to homevid, according to Arista's exec veepee Gene George.
The hottest book in Hollywood is one that nobody has seen: Michael Crichton's "Exposure." The reason for all the heat: The film capital forked over $ 2.5 million for Crichton's last two books…
The road to court is paved with broken dreams. For six years, David Puttnam was the most influential board member of Goldcrest, the multiple Oscar-winning company that made "Gandhi,""The Killing…
Symphony Pictures has pacted with the son of the late author Louis L'Amour to develop and produce various L'Amour works as TV movies and features, beginning with "The Empty Land," in development at…
October Films partner Jeff Lipsky called for independents to fight the MPAA ratings system during yesterday's Sundance Film Festival panel discussion on producing and financing independent film.
A Christmas surge in moviegoing lifted 1992 U.K. ticket sales to their highest level in 12 years, according to figures released by the Cinema Advertising Assn.
Once again confirming that Paramount Pictures is ramping up its development and production slate, the studio has purchased the action-adventure spec script "Pancho's War" for Ridley Scott, who is…
Twentieth Century Fox has decided to stick to its original summer release date for Philip Kaufman's detective drama "Rising Sun," starring Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes, rather than move the picture…
Juliette Lewis ("Husbands and Wives") will be honored as NATO/ShowWest '93 Female Star of Tomorrow.