First Look Studios has tapped Dean Wilson as chief operating officer. He will report to First Look CEO Trevor Short and Avi Lerner, co-chairman of First Look Holdings, which acquired control of First…
When Philip Anschutz's Crusader Entertainment made a deal for the film rights to Clive Cussler's "Sahara," it thought it was taking the first step toward creating an Indiana Jones-style action…
"War/Dance," a visually stunning tale of hope for three Ugandan children, was tapped audience favorite at the 14th annual Hot Docs Canadian Intl. Documentary Film Festival that wrapped Sunday.
The magnetic center of the film industry shifted a few degrees north Sunday night, as the preem of "Fog City Mavericks" brought out the Bay Area contingent of Hollywood at the Castro Theater.
A Hong Kong Films' Day reception was held by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade office in San Francisco on Sunday in honor of Hong Kong's 10th anniversary as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of…
Eloquently attesting to the transformative power of theater, "Autism: The Musical," an upbeat docu about putting on a musical for, with and by autistic children, proves as riveting as it is…
An admiring portrait of a Spanish priest dedicated to improving the lot of Haitian workers in the Dominican Republic, "The Price of Sugar" is a solid and affecting piece of work that, unfortunately…
The Czech Republic's top domestic film fest honored girls' road trip pic,"Dolls," with its top kudo Saturday (April 28) at an event many saw as markedly upbeat compared with recent years.
"No Mercy for the Rude" won the audience prize at the Udine Far East Film festival, which wrapped Saturday. According to public ballots, pic notched an unprecedented high score of more than 4.5 on a…
Miramax has commissioned "Come Closer" and set noted fashion photographer Carter Smith to direct. Tristine Skyler will pen the screenplay, adapting from a novel by Sara Gran.