United Intl. Pictures will reshape itself in 2007 to handle more local films in Asia. "We will empower our managers to behave in a more entrepreneurial fashion," said UIP's VP of sales and marketing…
Sundance Institute on Wednesday unveiled the lineup for the 2007 Sundance Film Festival's shorts program, which will feature 71 short pics split into domestic and international competitive categories.
By announcing the first kudos of the season, the National Board of Review fires the starting pistol for the distributors of specialty films planning their release schedules around awards.
Though its potential for originality fades after the first half-hour, "Kythera" reps a respectable sophomore feature by Peter Meszaros. The script contrasts a young woman's circumscribed life with…
The Venice, Rome and Turin film festivals have forged a collaboration agreement that is being bandied about as the first step of a peace pact between Venice and Rome.
Time Warner chief operating officer Jeff Bewkes acknowledged the conglom's film biz has come in "slightly below our expectations" this year "because there were three dogs over the summer."
China's Zhang Jiarui's helming and producing debut, "The Road," received film honors Wednesday at the Asian Festival of First Films Awards, held at Raffles Hotel's Jubilee Hall here.
Hong Kong-based Emperor Motion Pictures has acquired sales rights to "Dang Taiyang Tai ci Shengqi" (The Sun Also Rises), helmed by mainland hyphenate Jiang Wen.
Ron Howard will receive the American Society of Cinematographers' Board of Governors Award. Nod, bestowed annually upon an individual for "extraordinary contributions to advancing the art of…
NBC Universal unveiled its master development plan for the 391-acre Universal lot on Wednesday, calling for the construction of 2,900 residential units, as well as additional production and office…