Sundance Selects has acquired worldwide acquisition rights to AJ Schnack's "Convention," a documentary shot during the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Aussie vfx studio Rising Sun Pictures has tapped former Ascent Media & Digital Domain exec Michael Taylor as CEO.
Jeff Phillips' "urFRENZ" won best picture at the 12th annual Method Fest, which concluded March 31 in Woodland Hills.
James Cameron and Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page will host the X Prize Foundation's annual gala.
Billy Hunt, former exec VP of the Motion Picture and Television Producers, predecessor to the AMPTP, died March 12 in Punta Gorda, Fla., of natural causes. He was 83.
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will deliver the USC School of Cinematic Arts 2010 commencement address on May 14.
"The Cove" and "Up" took top nods at the 24th Humane Society Genesis Awards.
Sandy Powell and Monique Prudhomme took top honors at Thursday's Costume Designers Guild Awards.
The Dallas Film Festival has announced ten films that will screen at this year's fest, including films starring Michael Douglas, Jesse Eisenberg, John Goodman and Tilda Swinton.
DDA Public Relations' new owners, CEO Lawrence Atkinson and COO John Stannard, have promoted Dana Archer to sr. VP.
Thesp Jim Parsons will receive the NAB Television Chairman's Award for his role as theoretical physicist Sheldon Cooper on "The Big Bang Theory."
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