Ryan Shiraki is adapting and directing a film version of David Leavitt's short story "Family Dancing" for Persistent Entertainment and Starboard Entertainment.
Documaker James Moll is set to make his dramatic debut with a feature about Emmett Till, the 14-year-old whose 1955 murder by Mississippi racists for whistling at a white woman became a catalyst for…
Propelled by theatrical releases including "Saw," "The Punisher," sleeper hit "Open Water" and blockbuster doc "Fahrenheit 9/11," Lions Gate more than doubled its revenues in fiscal 2005. The…
Arnold Schwarzenegger has slapped the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences over its recent refusal to create an Oscar for stunt coordinators, saying he was "disappointed."
"Hotel Rwanda" scribes Keir Pearson and Terry George received the Humanitas prize in the feature film category, worth $25,000, at the 30th annual Humanitas Prize luncheon Wednesday at the Universal…
TV execs can rest a little easier: Movie studios aren't ready to take away their marketing dollars. At least not yet.
U.K.'s Ealing Studios Enterprises and Germany's Bavaria Film are appealing the result of the auction of Bulgaria's state film complex Boyana Film, won by Nu Image Bulgaria, a unit of U.S.-based Nu…
Producers and thesps are fuming after the government of western Indian state Maharashtra, home to India's Bollywood industry, slapped a 0.25% tax on their pay June 29.
Idealism in filmmaking will be one of the topics featured at the Intl. Film Congress in Cologne, which starts on Saturday. The subject will be discussed by producers Roman Paul of Razor Film…
Productions from Latin America took the lion's share in the second allocation round of the World Cinema Fund, established by the Berlin Film Festival.
Tyro filmmaker Mark Banning's "Jellysmoke" aims for a good deal more empathy and insight than it is able to produce. Pic is marked by generally unconvincing perfs, unsteady helming and writing, and a…