Andy Serkis will receive Variety's Tech Pioneer Award at the Whistler Film Festival on Dec. 1.
FremantleMedia has upped Emma Turner to senior executive producer of worldwide drama.
Russian broadcaster Channel One has signed a deal for 10 episodes of a local adaptation of Eyeworks' "Who Wants to Marry My Son?" to be produced by Red Square.
Discovery Networks Intl. added exec VP stripes for chief financial officer Doug Baker and named John Honeycutt exec VP-chief operating officer on Thursday.
With the passing of Monday's deadline, the race for the foreign-language film Oscar is shaping up with some 59 entries announced, including a first for New Zealand.