Film Independent has tapped Clint Eastwood as recipient of this year's Spirit of Independence Award. Kudo will be presented at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 28.
Film exec Colin Cotter is teaming with Citi to form Continental Entertainment Group, a full-service film financing, sales and distribution company.
New Line's decided to go on "Mancation," snapping up Jared Bush's comedy pitch and setting it up with Benderspink.
New Line has made a preemptive purchase of Kara Holden's untitled romantic comedy pitch for high six figures against seven figures and set it up with ContraFilm's Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson.
Mandate Pictures has signed Zach Helm ("Stranger Than Fiction") and his Gang of Two producing partner Jim Garavente to a first-look deal. Gang of Two will look to produce films written by Helm, as…
Amid a proliferation of new media deals, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has tapped a team of senior execs to serve on its New Media Work Group.
New Line has set Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams as traveling companions in "The Time Traveler's Wife," the Robert Schwentke-directed adaptation of the bestselling Audrey Niffenegger novel. Shooting's…
The Writers Guild of America East has filed an unfair labor practice charge with the Natl. Labor Relations Board against CBS Broadcasting in response to the net's limiting the access of WGA staff to…
Isaiah Washington ("Grey's Anatomy") will topline indie thriller "The Least of These," written and directed by Nathan Scoggins. Project is produced by James Duke and Number 3 Films in conjunction…
Intermedia Films has launched an international sales and distribution company headed by current First Look Intl. president Stuart Ford. The as-yet-unnamed company, based in Los Angeles and London…
"Undateable" does not equal unsaleable, as scribes Jack Angelo and Sam Brown have discovered. The duo have sold the comedy pitch -- the real-life tale of romantic loser Brian Wolf, who launched a Web…