The DoubleTake Documentary Film Festival, the largest event dedicated to non-fiction feature efforts, will roll out 11 world and 4 U.S. preems during its third annual competish April 6-9 in North…
Betty A. Geffen, a longtime personal manager, died Jan. 28 of natural causes in New York. She was 88. Geffen hailed from Montreal, where she began as a legal secretary and soon became one of the…
Creative Planet, an online resource for Hollywood professionals, has acquired the Source Maythenyi Inc. Specifics of the pact were not disclosed, but Pamela Maythenyi will continue to supervise…
Sig Mickelson, who helped build CBS News during the early days of television and helped make Walter Cronkite a national news figure, died March 24 of natural causes in San Diego. He was 86…
Ari Sloane, who served as the associate producer of “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” died Jan. 26 in Los Angeles from AIDS complications. He was 36. In 1996, Sloane served as associate producer for the…
German media player Kinowelt Medien is in talks to take a 33% stake in mini-web tm3, according to a report in Tuesday's issue of German daily Die Welt.
German theater chain Kieft & Kieft said Thursday that its partner Greater Union's decision to halt expansion in Europe would barely affect their German joint venture.
German licensing company Intertainment has struck its second major rights deals in a number of weeks, selling Italy's Mediaset a program package worth $20 million.
Sandra Bullock is in early talks with Universal Pictures to topline Kevin Williamson’s romantic comedy “Her Leading Man.” Universal struck the original deal for the project two years ago when it…
UNITED KINGDOM United Artists Films has picked up international rights outside North America to Maggie Greenwald’s “Songcatcher,” which won the Special Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film…
The PS 2000: Short Film Exhibition will unspool 41 new shorts, including four world and 10 New York premieres, beginning April 3 at the Anthology Film Archives.