A double dose of eternal maverick Woody Allen --- in scripted and unscripted forms --- set the tone for a lineup embracing American indies but snubbing studio product at the 54th Venice Intl. Film…
Capitol Films, the London-based sales company, has picked up international rights to "Dancing at Lughnasa," which stars Meryl Streep and started shooting last week in Ireland.
Leading Spanish art film distributor Wanda Films has joined with Ricardo Evole's Yelmo Films, one of the country's biggest exhibition chains, to form Wanda Distribucion, a joint distribution alliance…
Actor Scott Bakula and his Bakula Prods. banner have pacted with indie film and TV production outfit Green Communications to develop and produce "Promises Kept," a film based on the true story of…
Director Peter Bogdanovich, whose latest literary endeavor, "Who the Devil Made It," also made the bestseller list, will be the guest of honor at a private book-signing and reception to benefit…
Elliot Slutzky has ankled his post as exec VP of domestic distribution and marketing for Live Entertainment.
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After an "Outbreak" of "Turbulence," "Desperate Measures" have not been enough to save Boss Film Studios --- which in its 14-year history has produced or supervised the visual effects for all these…
Film icon Monte Hellman has been tapped by Miramax to write and direct a film version of Elmore Leonard's 1988 thriller "Freaky Deaky," with Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender exec producing.
Jack Valenti, Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman and CEO, left Tuesday for his annual European diplomatic tour, where he is scheduled to meet with government officials to discuss issues that…
Top industry execs and above-the-line talent are expected as panelists at the inaugural Directors Guild of America's Summit on Diversity, the DGA announced Tuesday. The event is scheduled for Sept…
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