FilmFour has hired Bobby Allen as head of acquisitions and Caroline Hewitt as head of physical production. Allen previously headed the U.K. office of Lions Gate Films. Hewitt is an experienced…
War is waging over tiny German channel TM3, with the two shareholders, Rupert Murdoch and entrepreneur Herbert Kloiber, both angling to take full control.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has bestowed the Gordon E. Sawyer Award upon Roderick T. Ryan for career technical achievement in film.
Kudos were flying during Wednesday night’s Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. awards dinner, but that love-hate relationship between pic critics and thesps was still very much alive. “The moment I left…
German news channel N-TV can count itself among the growing number of profit-making Teutonic webs, with the station recording a gain for the first time in 1999.
Debbi Morgan (“The Hurricane,” “Eve’s Bayou”) has signed to star in “Strong Medicine,” a one-hour pilot for Lifetime Television. Whoopi Goldberg will exec produce. Morgan is repped by Mitchell K…
The Golden Globes have shored up the presenter roster for Sunday's telecast, adding Minnie Driver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lucy Liu, Tobey Maguire and Claudia Schiffer.
Polish helmer Andrzej Wajda has been awarded an honorary Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors.
Jason Brooks has been tapped director of business development for TV Guide Intl. He will be responsible for expanding TV Guide’s interactive and channel guide products internationally and managing…
Carlos Diegues, helmer-writer of Brazil's official Oscar entry "Orfeu," has chosen to direct and co-pen the comedy "God Was Born in Brazil" as his next project.