Robert N. Cohen, Susannah Grant, Andrew W. Marlowe, Terri Edda Miller and Michelle Wollmers were chosen yesterday as the 1992 recipients of Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting by the…
Two of the year's most talked-about pickups engineered by Italian distrib Artisti Associati appear to be seriously in danger. And in the case of one--the highly touted nine-pic pact with James…
The voting timetable for the 65th annual Academy Awards has been announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences: Oct. 27: Sci/tech demonstrations. Dec. 1: Deadline for official screen…
"Tales From the Crypt" partners Joel Silver, Richard Donner, Walter Hill, Robert Zemeckis and David Giler are hatching plans to translate their hit HBO series into what they hope will be a new…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired the rights to Mike Werb's spec script "Hamlet," a comedy caper about a pig to be produced by Larry Brezner.
The Pan African Film Festival, which will showcase 40 films from Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Great Britain and the U.S., kicks off tonight at Laemmle's Sunset 5 Theatres.
Independent film distributors admitted yesterday that exhibitors are committing more screens to art and specialty films. However, they cautioned that unless the theater owners put someone in charge…
DESPITE UNCERTAINTY in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, the Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival has plans to go full-speed ahead with its seventh annual event Nov. 5-22.
BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL HOLLYWOOD screenwriter is about as rare as winning a lottery jackpot. This is especially true for writers out in the hinterlands, whose dreams of being the next Robert Towne or…
Australian film "Strictly Ballroom" this week passed into the exclusive $ A10 million ($ 7.3 million) B.O. club, and is almost certain to crack the $ A15 ($ 11 million) mark, normally reserved for…