Pocas Pascoal's "All Is Well" has won the narrative award at the Los Angeles Festival, where it had held its North American premiere. "Beasts of Southern Wild" won the audience award for top feature.
"Only the Young" has won the Sterling award for best U.S. feature at the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival.
The Writers Guild of America East has selected Keith Patterson as the recipient of its documentary screenplay award for "Ann Richards' Texas."
Voltage Pictures has picked up tyro scribe Derek Kolstad's action-thriller spec "Acolyte" and is producing and financing the project.
SAG-AFTRA has reached an agreement with entertainment advertising conglomerate Cimarron Productions Inc. after the union asserted that the company had not paid performers.
California's Legislative Analyst Office has poured cold water on the purported economic benefits of the state's three-year-old tax credit incentive program.
FilmBuff has acquired digital distribution rights for the documentary "Knuckleball!" from filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg ("Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work").
Marcia Gay Harden will topline indie drama "The Librarian" as a woman who finds a new life path while touring Costa Rica.
FilmDistrict has set an April 5 release date for thriller "Dead Man Down," starring Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace.
Image Entertainment has picked up romantic drama "The Last Fall," which premiered at South by Southwest, for its One Village Entertainment label.
The Writers Guild of America West's nominating committee has tapped 17 candidates -- including four incumbents -- for the eight open slots on its board of directors.