When the 16th edition of the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival kicks off Oct. 15 with two new execs at the helm, changes will be more subtle than pronounced. The event has always touted global cinema as…
Not so long ago, the term "consultant" was deemed a euphemism for the suddenly unemployed. These days, as specialty studios face the winds of change, the title may look a little brighter.
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It's nice to win a Tony Award. It's even nicer to win a few over a lifetime. It is, however, unprecedented to nab four consecutive Tonys in the same discipline. But that's just what costume designer…
IFC Films has picked up domestic distribution rights to Jessica Yu's "Ping Pong Playa."
The Woodstock Film Festival will honor cinematographer Haskell Wexler with its first lifetime achievement award.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has named Mara Manus its exec director.
The 46th New York Film Festival will kick off its opening night with Laurent Cantet's "The Class," this year's Palme d'Or winner at Cannes.
Sony Pictures Classics nabbed domestic rights to Norwegian helmer Bent Hamer's drama "O'Horten," which preemed this year Cannes in Un Certain Regard.
Lionsgate film exec veep of acquisitions and co-productions Jason Constantine has been upped to prexy of the department.
IFC Entertainment has upped Lisa Schwartz to exec veep of distribution, operations and business development.