The National Board of Review will award $75,000 in student grants among 10 schools in the New York tri-state area this year.
Kino Intl. has bought domestic rights to writer-director Azazel Jacobs' quirky family drama "Momma's Man" out from under cash-strapped ThinkFilm.
Vivendi Entertainment has picked up domestic rights to "The Stone Angel," starring Ellen Burstyn.
Focus Features has laid the fiscal groundwork to enhance African filmmakers' pics that are made in Africa via its Africa First Program. Five filmmakers will be awarded $10,000 in financing for post…
Zeitgeist Films has scooped up domestic theatrical and homevideo rights to Gonzalo Arijon's airplane crash survival doc "Stranded: I've Come From a Plane That Crashed in the Mountains."
Gotham's heat wave broke just in time for cold-blooded murders in Central Park -- part of the Public Theater's opening-night production of "Hamlet."
"The Wackness," which opens July 4, is a low-low-budget movie about a kid who sells dope to finance his visits to his shrink, who then becomes a dealer too. The movie includes a scene in which…
Tyro helmer Lance Hammer has backed out of a domestic deal with IFC Films for his Sundance drama "Ballast" and has instead made a deal with Strand's Marcus Hu and Required Viewing's Steven Raphael to…
Roadside Attractions has nabbed world rights to Show Dog Productions' "Beer for My Horses," written, produced and starring country singer Toby Keith.
IFC Films has picked up world rights to tyro writer-director Barry Jenkins' drama "Medicine for Melancholy." Pic will screen in competish at the Los Angeles Film Festival this week and already nabbed…
Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban's 2929 Prods. has preemptively optioned rights to "Serena," the newest novel by Ron Rash, which HarperCollins subsid Ecco will release this fall.