The Slamdance Film Festival has juiced up its newly minted horror screenplay contest with a guarantee that the winning script will be produced.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped "An Inconvenient Truth" to receive its Pare Lorentz award as the film that best represents the activist spirit and lyrical vision of its namesake.
Teamsters Local 399 has reached a deal with Anisa Prods. to cover drivers and location managers on "America's Next Top Model," a week after the union announced it planned to strike the series.
Warner Bros. Intl. has crossed the $1 billion mark in foreign grosses for the sixth year in a row, despite less-than-stellar performances by its summer tentpoles.
The Producers Guild of America has tapped Universal Studios prexy Ron Meyer to receive the 2007 Milestone Award.
The Writers Guild of America will send CBS's latest contract proposal to the 500 employees it reps for voting -- even though its negotiating committee contends the proposal is unacceptable.
Michael Gambon and Maggie Smith will star in separate TV movies from writer-director Stephen Poliakoff for HBO Films and the BBC. Poliakoff has written and is directing both telepics, the first of…
Rob Cowan, who's been president for 15 years at Winkler Films, has parted ways with topper Irwin Winkler to form his own independent production entity.
Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights to Szabolcs Hajdu's gymnastics drama "White Palms."
The Writers Guild of America West has asked the federal government to intervene in its long-running dispute over the CW's "America's Next Top Model."
First Independent Pictures has snapped up distribution rights in the U.S., Australia/New Zealand and South Africa from Shoreline Entertainment for the Douglas Coupland-penned film "Everything's Gone…