The San Francisco Film Society has appointed Graham Leggat as its executive director, beginning Oct. 17. Leggat comes aboard as the society gears up for the 50th anni of the San Francisco Film…
What: A twilight bow on Saturday of New Regency's "Little Manhattan," capping the Central Park Film Festival.
Steve Buscemi will be feted with the honorary Maverick award at the sixth annual Woodstock Film Festival, running in upstate New York Sept. 28-Oct 2.
Sundance Channel has picked up American pay TV rights to 20 independent films and one skein via package deals with Zeitgeist Films, Palm Pictures and Strand Releasing.
The Weinstein Co. has optioned the film rights to bestselling author Jeff Abbott's latest thriller, "Panic," set to arrive in bookstores today. Project will be overseen by production execs Eric…
Ratings for off-net broadcasts of "Friends" gave the syndie world a shot in the arm in the otherwise slow week of Aug. 1. Laffer posted a new season high, improving on previous week's figures by 27%…
IFC has created an Integrated Partnerships department that will focus on developing promotions for sponsors of the ad-free network.
The National Television Academy will fete future Disney CEO Robert Iger with the Trustees Award at a dinner at Gotham's Marriott-Marquis on Oct. 20. Iger, prexy-chief operating officer of Disney…
Ruffhouse Records co-founder Joe Nicolo will spearhead a group of partners in launching feature distributor Kindred Media Group. Partners in new venture include Jeffrey Erb, who will head the company.
The New York Film Critics Circle will announce the winners of its 71st annual awards Dec. 12 at the Algonquin Hotel in Gotham, with New York Newsday film critic Gene Seymour taking over as chair for…
Satellite radio company Sirius has announced a multiyear partnership with the Ivy League to broadcast a men's basketball and football "Game of the Week" beginning in the fall.