The story of a young woman's coming of age in a Florida resort town and a gay Asian-American businessman's arranged marriage plans topped the list of honorees for the eighth annual Independent…
A low-budget, 17-minute pic slated to appear at the Sundance Film Festival is a prime example of how the directing road in Hollywood can take unusual turns.
New York-based independent October Films has closed a seven-figure deal for North American rights to French director Alain Resnais' companion movies "Smoking" and "No Smoking." October plans to…
The Walt Disney Co. and a TV gameshow producer settled a $ 300,000 damage award in a lawsuit over who came up with the idea for the 1992 hit movie "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid," a lawyer said.
Turner Entertainment has found a new home for over 12,000 cans of irreplaceable original camera color negative, including such cinematic classics as "Gigi" and the original 65mm print of "Raintree…
Castle Hill Prods. Inc. has acquired theatrical distribution rights to director Beth B's adaptation of playwright Neal Bell's "Two Small Bodies."
A clause that would have provided "Batman" co-executive producers Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan with a share of the boffo pic's "gross receipts" was in the original contract with Casablanca…
Disney-based producers Goldie Hawn and Anthea Sylbert have hired former Columbia Pictures director of development Jay Bernzweig as veepee of creative affairs for the Hawn/Sylbert Movie Co., sources…
In a preemptive bid made while rivals circled, Hollywood Pictures agreed to pay a high-six-figure price for "Coma Guy," a spec script by Dan Sullivan and Fred Lebow.
Phillip B. Goldfine, who was among the exec victims when New Line Cinema purged three VPs last November, is expected to resurface on Monday as VP of Trimark Pictures, sources said Thursday.
Rick Finkelstein, who helped negotiate the deal for Polygram Filmed Entertainment to acquire interest in Interscope Communications, has been named exec VP for the Polygram division's U.S. operations.