Leading Swiss independent film distrib Ascot Elite Entertainment has beefed up its 2007/08 slate with five high-profile productions. They include Mike Newell's "Love in the Time of Cholera" and Ethan…
Seven classic British films will play 136 screens across Blighty this summer thanks to a joint initiative between the U.K. Film Council and the BBC.
The Fantasy Filmfest is celebrating its 21st anni with an increased lineup across the board, including a record 77 features and a Kiwi opener, "Black Sheep."
How does Warner Bros. generate excitement for another "Harry Potter" film? Well, throwing a huge premiere for the fifth installment, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" at Grauman's Chinese…
Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to "Gone Like the Wind," a Buzz Bissinger-penned article in the August issue of Vanity Fair about 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro.
Nicole Kidman is attached to star in and produce "Monte Carlo," a romantic comedy that Fox 2000 and New Regency are co-financing. Pic will be directed and co-written by Tom Bezucha.
Lionsgate has scheduled an earlier departure for "3:10 to Yuma," moving the Western's launch up a month to Sept. 7. New date gives the pic more breathing room in the fall prestige market and more…
A brain-teaser that tosses ideologies in a narrative blender alternately set to "certainty" and "ambiguity," "The Insurgents" makes the most of its compact cast of attractive thesps and low budget to…
Women in Film and General Motors announced Monday the selection and application timetable for the second annual Opening Doors/Abriendo Puertas: The Acceleration Grant for Emerging Latina Filmmakers…
Film Independent has received a two-year grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to establish a Sloan Producers Grant as part of the org's Producers Lab. The first grant recipient will be selected…
Muted, respectful and tinged with mystery as it traces 26 years in the life of its title citizen.