Occupant Films will produce filmmaker Peter Himmelstein's family comedy "Peep World," a script he penned that was selected for the Sundance Directors Lab in 2004.
It was a "very nice" afternoon for 20th Century Fox, which took home top honors for "Borat" at the 44th annual ICG Publicists Awards, held at the BevHilton on Wednesday. Touchstone/ABC's "Ugly Betty"…
Argentina's Gerardo Vallejo, director and writer of "Martin Fierro, ave solitaria," died Feb. 6 in Buenos Aires of lung cancer. He was 65.
The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program has allocated $600,000 to help finance 20 feature-length documentary films.
All of this year's nominees for the Academy's sound mixing category can attest to the sonic density of modern movies. Christopher Boyes, nominated along with Paul Massey and Lee Orloff for the audio…
"I love effects, I've been doing it since I was young, but I want my work to be in good films," says Dennis Muren, recipient of the Visual Effects Society's Lifetime Achievement Award. "There's…
Time is an increasingly scarce commodity for visual effects crews, especially when a huge project such as "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" and another movie requires all your water…
New Line has signed music mogul Dr. Dre to a multiyear feature producing deal through his newly minted Crucial Films banner. Dre, who will co-produce with longtime collaborator Phillip Atwell, plans…
"Poseidon" visual effects supervisors Boyd Shermis and Chas Jarrett worked long months to give audiences that sinking feeling. "(Helmer) Wolfgang Petersen told me he wanted to outdo himself," says…
The nation's three largest theater chains have cashed out part of their investment in an advertising joint venture, as National CineMedia went public Wednesday, raising nearly $800 million in an…