Bob and Harvey Weinstein have appointed Jeff Maynard as senior veep of post-production for the Weinstein Co.
Crowds gathered at Jackson Heights on Thursday to welcome the cast of "Ugly Betty" and hear Deputy Mayor Robert Lieber's efforts to bring more diversity to the entertainment biz.
MTV has launched Soundtrack.mtv.com, an interactive music website showcasing artists featured on the network.
BAMcinematek has set a film series titled "Elliott Gould: Star for an Uptight Age," from Aug. 1-21.
Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's distrib company Oscilloscope Pictures has acquired "Frontrunners," a political docu set in Gotham's Stuyvesant High School.
The Lincoln Center Festival will offer "Dominique Delouche: Ballet Cineaste," a new series of screenings highlighting the French filmmaker's career, July 23-27 at the Walter Reade Theater.
BAMcinematek's fourth annual "Afro-Punk Festival" runs through July 13 at BAM Rose Cinemas.
Gotham's Film Society of Lincoln Center presents "William Holden, A Different Kind of Hero," at the Walter Reade Theater from July 2-15.
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York doesn't sound like a film-related org, but the group is backing the Living History Project: Independent Short Film Contest.
The 13th annual Nantucket Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday, honored screenwriters and filmmakers both established and green.