The Film Society of Lincoln Center has tapped LA Weekly film editor and chief film critic Scott Foundas as associate program director.
IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to the thriller "Cracks," starring Eva Green, and will release the pic next year.
Summit Entertainment has boarded "The Cold Light of Day," agreeing to finance pic with Intrepid Pictures.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has started a two-year pilot study for the ad industry.
The presidents of SAG, the WGA and the Hollywood Teamsters have asked Congress to back off a proposed tax that would hit the "Cadillac" health plans that cover members of their unions.
The studio chiefs will receive the DGA Honorary Life Member Award for their industry leadership.
Warren Beatty will receive the Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award.
Ken Howard tapped to serve as a member of the AFL-CIO's exec council.
Belgian actress Cecile De France has signed to star opposite Matt Damon in Clint Eastwood's supernatural drama "Hereafter" for Warner Bros.
Lionsgate has swung into the black for its second quarter ended Sept. 30, thanks to hikes from TV shows like "Mad Men" and "Weeds," its TV Guide acquisition and lower film production costs.
Film Independent has tapped Newsweek film critic David Ansen as artistic director of the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival.