Newly minted Overture Films has beefed up its production and acquisitions department, signing Lauren Kisilevsky to a VP slot and adding to its distrib arm by hiring Greg Forston as senior VP of…
Writer-producer Terry Chase Chenowith and his Back Fence Prods. will produce historical sports pic "Indianapolis 500" for My First Bike Prods.
AFI Film Fest has announced its call for entries for this year's event, set for Nov. 1-11 in Hollywood. Early deadline with reduced fees for all film submissions is June 9.
Dancer-singer Willa Ford has signed to star as Anna Nicole Smith in an indie biopic that will begin shooting next week. The previously announced film, "Anna Nicole," is produced by Jack Nasser and…
Nala Films has signed Eduardo Rodriguez to helm the horror-thriller "Open Grave" for a summer start. Emilio Diez Barroso and Darlene Caamano Loquet of Nala Films are producing along with Jon Shestack…
Seven years after its initial preem, Mexican epic "The Other Conquest" will be re-released on 50 prints in the U.S. on Cinco de Mayo weekend.
The Telluride Film Festival has tapped Julie Huntsinger as managing director to develop and manage all aspects of the festival's business administration including budget, corporate accounting, legal…
Veteran indie film financier Sidney Kimmel is building up his team with the addition of Bingham Ray, former topper at United Artists and October Films. Ray will oversee domestic marketing and…
AFI Fest has announced its call for entries for this year's festival, set for Nov. 1-11 in Hollywood.
Producer Robert Chartoff plans to make "Odd Days," after obtaining life rights to the story of based on Erik Aude, a football star-turned-actor who was framed for smuggling opium and initially…
First Look Studios has a new look. The indie banner, acquired last month by Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films, has reorganized with Lerner and former First Look topper Henry Winterstern as…