In a major blow to makers of short films, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Board of Governors has decided to eliminate the documentary short and live-action short categories -- but not…
The Swedish Film Institute nominated "Anglagard," or "Angel Manor," for the Best Foreign Film Oscar to replace "The Best Intentions," which was declared ineligible last week.
Prism Pictures will distribute a series of 12 films that Crystal Sky Communications is producing. Pix will be shot over the next 18 months, and each is based on a novella or short story by Mark Twain.
California's top fire official has begun a massive entertainment industry education campaign because of a rash of recent accidents on movie location sites.
Rudi Barnet, director-general of the San Sebastian Film Festival for the last two years, was removed from his post in a general board meeting Monday.
Producer Paul Ardaji and his New York-based Roundhill Pictures have optioned the exclusive motion picture rights from Muhammad Ali to his life story. The deal includes all related ancillary rights…
Yesterday Carmike Cinemas Inc. Class A shares saw heavy trading due to positive comments by Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. analyst Alan Gould.
Director Spike Lee and the widow of Malcolm X signed a licensing agreement yesterday granting Lee rights to sell merchandise bearing the likeness and name of the slain black leader, avoiding a…
The career of George Lucas will be the featured topic of the George Pal Lecture on Film Fantasy in Film tonight at 8 p.m. in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America yesterday filed a copyright infringement suit against Cencom Cable Associates, claiming the St. Louis-based multisystem operator has underpaid by $3 million…