When Gene Reynolds was starting out as a director, he routinely went to the Directors Guild of America, where he found the likes of John Ford, Josef Von Sternberg and George Stevens hanging out in…
Former Canal Plus international sales exec Andrew Milner has been tapped to succeed William Moraskie as president of Capella Intl. in a move confirmed by Capella Films president Andreas Lindstroem.
Mario Kassar's MK Prods. has acquired Lance Hill's spec script "The Way It Ends" in a mid-six-figure against $1 million preemptive bid.
Scheduled for privatization this year, Mosfilm studios --- the now cash-strapped flagship of the Russian film industry --- is considering potential investors after an initial approach from the…
The acute shortage of skilled digital artists at a time of enormous entertainment industry demand has spurred a $225,000 grant to Sony Pictures Imageworks by the California State Employment Training…
Ridley Scott and Arnold Schwarzenegger? Scott is in talks to direct "I Am Legend" for Warner Bros., with Schwarzenegger on board to star for a September start, sources said. No deals are set.
Miramax Films has renewed its distribution agreement with Alliance Releasing, a subsid of Canada's Alliance Communications Corp. Under the pact, announced Wednesday, Alliance will release 80 Miramax…
Mick Jackson, who last directed "Volcano" for Fox 2000, has been tapped to direct the company's "Josiah's Canon." The film is being produced by Adam Fields.
Life and Stuff (Fri. (6), 8:30-9 p.m., CBS) Taped in Culver City by Somers/Teitelbaum/David and Perrgood Prods. in association with TriStar Television. Executive producers, Mark Teitelbaum, Lee…
Bill Schultz, exec VP at Film Roman and the No. 2 man under prexy and CEO Phil Roman at the animation producer, has resigned his post effective June 30 but will remain with the company part-time as a…
Robert Pisano is vice chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. His title was incorrect in Wednesday’s story.