Los Angeles-based Outfest and New York-based NewFest have formed a partnership with the intent of merging into a national arts organization showcasing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film.
Mark Amin's Sobini Films and Payam Films have set vampire drama "Manhattan Undying," with Iranian filmmaker Babak Payami to direct. Production will begin this fall.
With their successful bid for feature film rights to E.L. James' steamy novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," Universal Pictures and Focus Features brought a best-of-both-worlds appeal to the table.
"The Hunger Games" isn't just driving auds' appetites, it's sating Lionsgate investors and Wall Street analysts.
Indie production outfit Paramyth ("A Green Story") has set up its next movie, action thriller "The Tunnel King."
In what could be its final meeting prior to a merger with the Screen Actors Guild, the national board of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has approved authorization of a "do…
DreamWorks exec Christine Birch has joined FilmDistrict as president of marketing.
The Screen Actors Guild Producers Pension and Health plans has been sued by a former exec, alleging he was fired for reporting illegal conduct by other plan execs.
Casper Van Dien, Barbie Castro, Armand Assante, Eric Roberts and William R. Moses are toplining indie thriller "Assumed Memories," which is starting shooting for Concord Films.
Archstone Distribution will launch drama "For the Love of Money" in Los Angeles and New York in June following its premiere in Israel.
The Lion has begun to stir again in the first full year after emerging from bankruptcy, with MGM announcing that it may revive its dormant United Artists banner.