The first five filmmakers aided under Independent Feature Project and Kodak's Frequent Buyer Program of discounts are newcomers Alain Cloarec and John Cocca as well as Heather Winters, Louis Guida…
Escalating a mandate to make mainstream movies with a message, "Dave" co-producer Lauren Shuler-Donner has at least four more features in development that will address everything from "Dirty Water"…
The race to get competing Wyatt Earp features off the ground intensified Wednesday when DennisQuaid was signed to star as Doc Holliday opposite Kevin Costner in Warner Bros.' "Wyatt Earp" and Dana…
Ridley Scott's Percy Main Prods. will put "Pet," a one-time Paramount Pictures project, before the cameras May 18. To star Thora Birch, Harvey Keitel and Mimi Rogers, the family-oriented comedy is…
Former Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group president David Kirkpatrick ran into a maelstrom in Vancouver, just as production of his pet project "The Substitute" lifted off the ground.
The Independents Showcase has rounded up 14 films for its second marketing presentation at Cannes, up from an inaugural six features represented last year at the market.
The International Independent Film Producers Assn. has begun to seek support from the major studios in its quest to lobby Washington for new tax reforms on private financing for films.
Gotham indie distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired four features for summer and fall openings, bringing its 1993 lineup to seven titles.
LONDON -- Second screen version of Dickens' last, unfinished novel, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," is a pedestrian costumer low on atmosphere and dramatic oomph. Tamely toplined by Robert Powell as…
The 17th edition of the Cleveland Intl. Film Festival wrapped with a 22% increase in attendance -- or 22,000 customers during the 11-day event.
Ruby Cairo" is an old-fashioned Yank-in-Europe mystery-adventure that squanders an interesting cast headed by Andie MacDowell and Liam Neeson. Too bad everyone forgot to pack a script along with…