Eran Kolirin's "The Band's Visit" took the top Scythian Deer prize at Ukraine's Molodist Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday in Kiev.
As DVD grew into a consumer phenomenon during the early part of the decade, an entire creative industry dedicated to making bonus disc content burgeoned right along with it.
Homevid sales and rentals continued below their 2006 pace during the third quarter, with the business now down 3.5% overall to $14.6 billion for the year.
Motion Picture Assn. prexy Dan Glickman was in India to press the twin messages of industry cooperation and antipiracy.
"Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff & Robert Mapplethorpe," a documentary about the relationship between a leading art collector and the controversial photographer that preemed at the…
"August: Osage County," the family drama by Tracy Letts currently previewing on Broadway, surprised no one by dominating Chicago's legit kudos, racking up six Joseph Jefferson Awards Monday night.
Lee Daniels will direct "Push," an independently financed adaptation of the bestselling novel by Sapphire (Ramona Lofton). Rocker Lenny Kravitz will make his feature-starring debut alongside…
Lionsgate has cut a $20 million pact with USA Network and its Sci Fi Channel sibling for smallscreen rights to a package of pics that includes "3:10 to Yuma," "Saw II" and "Good Luck Chuck." Pact is…
Andrew Meieran's Bureau of Moving Pictures has hired scribes for three projects, including "Incandescent," the story of the Edison-Tesla battle over their rival systems of electrical current.
Kopelson Entertainment has paid high six figures for "Upside/Down," a romantic comedy spec script by Susan Brightbill. Arnold and Anne Kopelson will produce.
Sales and distribution outfit Lightning Entertainment has launched an expansion of operations via a $20 million fund for acquisitions and co-financing in the independent film arena.