Mifed topper Carlo Bassi is claiming Americans and Brits are boycotting the Oct. 12-16 Milan film mart in order to go to the AFM in November. Bassi said at the Venice Intl. Film Festival that he has…
Alan Heim, who won an Oscar for his editing work on "All That Jazz," has been elected president of the American Cinema Editors for a two-year term. Heim takes over for outgoing president Tina Hirsch…
Shauna Robertson has inked a two year, first-look deal with DreamWorks. Robertson was a producer on "Elf," New Line's hit Will Ferrell starrer, which grossed $173 million last Christmas.
Jonathan Glazer's striking metaphysical mystery is intensely compelling, conjuring a mood between European high-arthouse and the unsettling psychological horror of "Rosemary's Baby." Commercial path…
"The Grey Zone," Tim Blake Nelson's 2001 Auschwitz drama, and Jane Campion's sexually tinged suspenser "In the Cut" will premiere at the 11th Oldenburg Intl. Film Festival, Germany's answer to…
Todd Solondz returns to the emotional minefield of pre-adolescence. Gouging out the morally ambiguous behavior beneath the suburban family facade, the film paradoxically loses momentum when its teen…
Leslie Moonves has planted his flag on the Paramount mountain. The Viacom co-prexy on Tuesday elevated some of his most trusted lieutenants to new positions at both the studio and network level.
Jennifer Cotter has ankled her post as senior vice president of development for Oxygen. Exec, who has been with the cabler since its inception, will stay on as a consultant through the end of the…
The Sci Fi Channel has engineered two major talent deals, signing Ridley Scott to exec produce and supervise a four-hour remake of the 1971 thriller "The Andromeda Strain" and Frank Darabont to take…
Viacom co-prexy/co-chief operating officer Leslie Moonves seems ready to make some major changes to the exec structures of both Paramount Network Television and CBS.