PentAmerica Pictures has pledged $ 100,000 to the Endowment Fund for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' center for Motion Picture Study.
Hollywood's ultimate studio survivor and political kingpin Mike Medavoy was honored as 1992 Motion Picture Pioneer of the Year Monday night, during an event featuring appearances by Dustin Hoffman…
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences Board of Governors met last night to discuss a number of topics, most notably the org's decision to drop documentary shorts and live-action shorts from…
A last-minute pre-Christmas surge of filming activity dramatically boosted the number of production days in Los Angeles County during the month of November.
"Totally London" is totally Disney, sources confirmed yesterday. The comedy was intended to be a vehicle for Pauly Shore at New Line Cinema, until he bailed out last August, after a heated battle…
"Love Field," the 1960s-set drama that sat on the shelf for more than a year because of Orion Pictures' financial troubles, finally landed on the big screen this weekend.
Even the traditional pre-Christmas holiday doldrums couldn't obscure the signals of a powerhouse Thanksgiving/Christmas season. With the exception of Buena Vista's "The Distinguished Gentleman," all…
Hong Kong-owned Golden Harvest has established Rim Film Distributors to release Asian pix in the U.S. market, including classic films from H.K.'s hottest action/adventure helmer John Woo ("The…
When Swiss voters said no to Europe on Dec. 6, choosing to remain outside the European Economic Space, they were also nixing the film industry's participation in the MEDIA '95 programs.
The big winner at this year's Prix Gemeaux--the annual French-language TV awards -- was a miniseries about a Quebec snowmobile inventor. "Bombardier," a bio of local entrepreneur Joseph-Armand…