Directors Guild of America has selected four winners for its Student Filmmakers Awards for African American, Asian American, Latino and women filmmakers.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has selected veteran union exec Debra Osofsky as national director of news/broadcast.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has selected 10 nominees in its feature and short film categories for its 22nd annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards. Winners will be announced during the…
Capitol Films will finance and handle worldwide sales on "The Best Time of Our Lives," starring Keira Knightley and Lindsay Lohan. Shooting's set to start in the spring in Wales. Capitol's…
Odd Lot Intl. has acquired international rights to romantic comedy "Ira & Abby," helmed by Robert Cary. Film stars Chris Messina and Jennifer Westfeldt, who wrote the original screenplay.
Rive Gauche Films has acquired worldwide rights for "El Benny," Cuba's entry in the Academy's Foreign Language Film competition.
Harold and Kumar are coming back. Mandate Pictures has greenlit a sequel to 2004's "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," with John Cho and Kal Penn reprising their respective roles as Harold and Kumar.
Gospel singer Kirk Franklin has teamed with producer-writer Bobby Smith Jr. and producer-casting director Robi Reed to form Fo Yo Soul Film & Television, focusing on inspirational projects.
Hollywood union publicists have selected CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler as television showman of the year.
Lightning Entertainment has acquired international sales rights to college comedy "Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas," produced by Vulcan Prods. and the Weitz brothers.
The federal government has sided with NBC Universal TV and against the Writers Guild of America West in a dispute over made-for-Internet content. A complaint by NBC U alleged that the guild is…