Peace Arch has hired industry veteran Julie Sultan as exec VP of international theatrical film sales. Sultan will report to Kevin Byles, prexy of international distribution.
The Screen Actors Guild has promoted Jeffrey Bennett to deputy general counsel based in SAG's New York office. Bennett currently serves as counsel at SAG's national headquarters in Los Angeles.
Lakeshore Entertainment has added Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Hopper and Deborah Harry to the cast of its untitled feature adaptation of Philip Roth's novella "Dying Animal," which starts lensing next…
Now the worrying over a strike can start in earnest. The Writers Guild of America has nailed down July 16 as the opening of contract negotiations with the studios and networks for a new contract to…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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