In the week of the Golden Globe Awards and several off-season debuts, quality exclusive-run films held up strongly at the box office in regional release.
Ventana Films confirmed yesterday that Bernard Lucien Nussbaumer has come aboard as senior VP, with plans for the European writer-producer to take charge of developing foreign co-prods.
Nominations were announced yesterday for the seventh annual American Comedy Awards, to air as a two-hour ABC special on March 3, the final night of the February Nielsen sweeps.
Hot on the heels of his Golden Globe victory for directing, Clint Eastwood picked up his first Directors Guild of America nomination yesterday for "Unforgiven." His nomination tops a diverse list…
Disney's money-making machine "Beauty and the Beast" is getting a new incarnation, as a children's video game, to be created by Hudson Soft USA Inc. for the Nintendo and Super Nintendo Entertainment…
Sony Pictures takes the wraps off of its new, and quite secret, digital production unit this week.
Randy Smith has been boosted to executive director of national promotions at TriStar Pictures, the studio announced yesterday, following a two-year stint as manager of national promotions for both…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected this year's recipients of awards for scientific and technical achievements, including one to the pioneers and developers of the MORF digital…
Volker Schlondorff, co-director and production chief of Studio Babelsberg, has greenlighted the first projects to lens on the lot since the facility was privatized last August by French investment…
While the heavy rains may have let up in Los Angeles, there seems to be no end to the deluge of videocassettes being mailed this year to Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members by studios…
IMAGINE SHOOTS THE MOON: In an intense bidding war that ignited early Friday and orbited late into the night, Imagine Films/Universal optioned a 53-page book proposal, "Lost Moon," about the…