Persistent Entertainment is set to begin shooting indie teen dramedy "The Beautiful Ordinary" in North Carolina later this month. Casting is still being set. Tyro writer-director Jess Manafort is…
DGA president Michael Apted has announced his support of efforts to rescind pending legislation in France that would legalize peer-to-peer downloading.
The Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl. Locations Trade Show, held over the weekend, hosted upwards of 180 film commissions, more than 260 exhibitors from over 30 countries and some 100 vendors.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced six nominees for the inaugural Emmy award for original entertainment programming created specifically for nontraditional viewing…
Czech struggles for domestic bliss held sway at this year's Pilsen Finale fest, the Czech Republic's main film honors, with Bohdan Slama's "Something Like Happiness" scoring the main kudo, the Golden…
The 8th Buenos Aires Festival of Independent Film begins today with more films and the revival of a Latin American co-production market. The 13-day fest will feature 450 features and shorts from more…
Bollywood actor Salman Khan, found guilty of poaching protected Chinkara gazelle in 1998, was sentenced to five years in prison and fined 25,000 rupees ($550) by Chief Judicial Magistrate B.K. Jain…
A proposed $70 million Dreamworld film studio complex outside Cape Town has been given the greenlight by the Western Cape government after objections by environmentalists were over-ruled.
Universal specialty film arm Focus Features is partnering with South Korean shingle LJ Film to produce "The Julia Project" (working title), a $20 million-$25 million biopic of Julia Mullock, an…
Focus Features has scooped up worldwide rights to Patricia Foulkrod's "The Ground Truth: After the Killing Ends," a feature docu that follows a half-dozen Americans heading into U.S. military service…