The first International Emerging Talent Film Festival will launch in Monte Carlo May 13-15, just prior to opening of the Cannes Film Fest.
Ambitious U.K. indie Tinopolis has snapped up Video Arts Group, the combo formed by John Cleese to make training films.
First Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner were accused of trying to kill the theatrical film business. Now they're working to make moviegoing better than ever. They want to pour millions into newfangled…
Dance Camera West has announced the return of "Choreography Media Honors" at the Directors Guild of America on June 7.
Buena Vista Intl.'s "Wild Hogs" may have gunned its way to the top of the international charts over the weekend, but it was "Spider-Man 3" that set a torrid pace at the B.O., breaking opening-day…
The new Film Development Council set up four committees during its first meeting Thursday (May 3).
Lebanese helmer Danielle Arbid has secured a Cannes berth in the Directors Fortnight with her sophomore feature "A Lost Man." Pic tells the story of Fouad Saleh, a man who disappeared from Beirut 17…
A kitsch, dystopian vision from the same production outfit as "Zombie Plague" and "Mutant Zone," "Filmatron" is classic high-energy, low-taste product. Clearly made more for fun than finance, yarn…
It's not often that stage thesps get asked to reprise a signature role in a play-to-pic adaptation. When Frank Langella was confirmed last week for the part of Richard M. Nixon in the movie version…
Longtime distribution exec Richard Graff, who influenced studio practice schedules by releasing the first Thanksgiving weekend blockbuster, died Friday in Tarzana. He was 82.
Just as the "Grey's Anatomy" gravy train has begun hurtling toward Stupidville, series creator Shonda Rhimes has planted a spinoff full of more love-lorn doctors, built around the beguiling presence…