Fox Sports Net and the World Poker Tour will team up to launch a viral-based poker and blackjack series.
The Art Directors Guild will honor Paul Sylbert with the lifetime achievement award at its annual awards gala Feb. 14 at the Beverly Hilton.
Lifetime's reality competish series "Blush: The Search for the Next Makeup Artist," has tapped actress Vanessa Marcil as its host.
The American Cinematheque has selected Samuel L. Jackson to receive its annual honor, to be presented at the org's gala Dec. 1 at the Beverly Hilton.
Robert Redford will receive the 2008 Dorothy and Lillian Gish prize.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will honor Sean Penn with this year's Stanley Kubrick Britannia nod for excellence in film.
Submissions in the foreign-language and short film categories for the 2009 Oscars are due Oct. 1.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest chapter, has inducted six new members into its prestigious gold and silver circles.
Edward Zwick's WWII pic, "Defiance," will world preem Nov. 9 at the ArcLight Hollywood's Cinerama Dome Theater as the closing night film at the AFI Fest.
Helmer-scribe Michael Dougherty's "Trick 'r Treat" will kick off the Screamfest Horror Film Fest on Oct. 10.
German helmer Reto Caffi took top honors at the 13th annual Angelus Student Film Fest on Saturday for his film "On the Line."