Showbiz writers have rewarded independent features and issues-oriented dramas -- along with offbeat comedy "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" -- in Writers Guild of America screenplay nominations. Noms in…
Favoring the output of studio specialty divisions and indies, the Producers Guild of America nominated for its picture award Focus Features' "Brokeback Mountain," Sony Pictures Classics' "Capote,"…
Wong Kar Wai will preside over the jury of the 59th Cannes Film Festival, organizers announced Wednesday. Event runs May 17-28. Helmer, who succeeds Emir Kusturica, will be the first Chinese jury…
Sturla Gunnarsson's Viking drama "Beowulf & Grendel," starring Gerard Butler, will open the Goteborg Film Festival on Jan. 27, part of an unusually strong presence by Icelandic directors at the…
Jerry Weintraub has brought former Warner Bros. exec Rob Guralnick back to the lot as his producing partner and president of WB-based Jerry Weintraub Prods. Move comes as Weintraub gets a script by…
ESPN has for the first time landed a theatrical release for one of its properties -- full-length sports documentary "Through the Fire," about prep basketball sensation Sebastian Telfair -- in advance…
Gotham's Museum of the Moving Image presents Best of Stash 2005, a selection of international animation, visual effects and motion graphics for design and advertising, at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 13.
After a hearty 2004, international box office was hard-pressed to match the feat in 2005, tallying $12 billion in grosses to mark a 4% dip. Contributing to that decline: Just four blockbusters topped…
The winter/spring season of free Ford Family Programs at the Museum of Modern Art in New York begins Saturday and offers a wide range of gallery tours, artist talks, art workshops and film programs.
The American Cinematheque at the Max Palevsky Theater at the Aero in Santa Monica will screen all three films in the Indiana Jones trilogy Jan. 14-15.
Lou Ma Ho's "A Monk's Awakening" will unspool at the third annual Spiritual Film Festival in Tokyo. Fest runs Feb. 1-8.