Oscar-winning d.p. Vilmos Zsigmond has been named Kodak cinematographer in residence at UCLA's school of theater, film and television.
Regent Releasing and Here Media have acquired North American distrib rights to director-producer Jesse Rosen's "The Art of Being Straight."
Sophie Okonedo starrer "Skin" and helmer Uberto Pasolini's "Machan" tied for top kudos Monday at the 14th annual Palm Beach Film Festival.
Helmer Costa-Gavras' "Eden Is West" was awarded top prize by a jury of the L.A. Film Critics Assn. at the 13th annual City of Lights, City of Angels fest, which closed Sunday.
Albert Maysles will be honored at the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs fest at the Charles Guggenheim Symposium in June.
The National Assn. of Television Program Executives announced its third annual LATV Fest will be held July 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in L.A.
"Rachel Getting Married" took top prize for feature film at the 2009 Prism Awards, held at the BevHills Hotel on Thursday.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced submissions for its 24th annual Don and Gee Nicholl screenwriting competish are due May 1.
After the release of "An Inconvienent Truth" in 2006, Hollywood's major studios and agencies made special efforts to put eco-friendly mandates in place.
Broadcast Music Inc. will honor composer David Newman with the Richard Kirk kudo at this year's BMI Film and Television Awards May 20 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
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Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%