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.
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.
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.
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…
"Dogma" writer-helmer Kevin Smith and "Dilbert" scribbler Scott Adams have been tapped judges of Playboy Magazine's first animation contest.
LATIN AMERICA Jose Sanchez has been named sales manager of television sales, Latin America, for BBC Worldwide Americas. Sanchez joins the BCC from ABC TV, where he was a unit manager. He will be…
Longtime music industry journalist Don Waller has been tapped music reporter for Daily Variety and will be based in Los Angeles.