The Motion Picture Academy Board of Governors has selected Mark Kimball to receive its John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation for 2008.
Darko Entertainment has acquired the novel "Fade" by the late young-adult fiction writer Robert Cormier.
Warner Bros. said Thursday that it will step up anti-piracy activities to protect next week's upcoming "Chandni Chowk to China," the conglom's second Bollywood movie.
"My Winnipeg," helmer Guy Maddin's black-and-white homage to his Manitoba hometown, has won the Toronto Film Critics Assn.'s inaugural Rogers Canadian Feature Award.
The Museum of the Moving Image will be presenting a special screening of So Yong Kim's 2006 Sundance hit "In Between Days" on Jan. 23 at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center in Long Island City, N.Y.
The Museum of Modern Art's "Global Lens" series will feature three North American premieres: Teresa Prata's "Sleepwalking Land," from Mozambique; Nan Triveni Achnas' "The Photograph," from Indonesia…
The Jacob Burns Film Center is set to honor Ed Harris at its eighth annual Silver Screen Circle dinner on Jan. 13.
Despite rumors that he would be replaced, Taylor Lautner will reprise his role as Jacob Black in "New Moon," Summit Entertainment's sequel to its hit "Twilight."
Barely three weeks into the theatrical run for "Ip Man," a sequel to the chopsocky period drama is already being fast-tracked into production, according to the film's producer.
DVD really started to show its age in 2008. According to the Digital Entertainment Group, DVD sales slumped 9% last year, bringing overall homevideo spending down 5.5% to $22.4 billion.
"Marketing movies on the Internet is about engagement," says Jenny Wall, president of Crew Creative, whose agency produced elements of "Knight's" online effort. "It's about creating a more movielike…