While it's not uncommon for Hollywood players to jump between acting, writing, producing and directing, it's very rare for an agent to become a director.
Marking the first project under their new producing pact, Mandalay Pictures and FilmColony will bring Troy Cook's comic crime novel "47 Rules of Highly Effective Bank Robbers" to the bigscreen.
The Independent Filmmaker Project has survived many challenges over its sometimes tumultuous 33-year history, some of the biggest two years ago, as longtime executive director Michelle Byrd departed…
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions' recent pickup of SXSW premiere "Attack the Block" for Sony's Screen Gems may seem unusual -- it reps an instance in which one of Hollywood's biggest studios has…
Many film festivals have experimented with Internet content, but arguably none have gone further than the Tribeca Film Festival's latest venture, the Tribeca (Online) Film Festival. In addition to…
Whereas many graduate business schools have their eyes fixed firmly on the world of finance, New York U.'s Stern School puts stock in showbiz, thanks to a pioneering Entertainment, Media and…
Among the six courses Al Lieberman teaches in NYU Stern's Entertainment, Media and Technology Program, two focus on the subject that intrigues him most: the globalization of the entertainment and…
In the first of what are expected to be multiple long-term producer deals, Mandalay Pictures has sealed a first-look pact with Richard Gladstein and his FilmColony banner.
Greg Mottola knows geeks.
By all accounts, this could be SXSW's biggest year ever for film pickups. But it's a good bet that many of the acquisitions will be seen at home before, or at the same time, as in theaters.