Once the Tony ceremony is over, legiters have a choice: celebrate (or drown your sorrows) at the official Tony party at Rockefeller Center or attend shindigs thrown by the producers of individual…
Focus Features has upped Jane Evans to a newly created post as exec veep of physical production. Evans will report to Andrew Karpen, Focus prexy and co-prexy of sibling Rogue Pictures.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired domestic rights and three international territories for Laurent Cantet's "The Class," the Palme d'Or winner at this year's Cannes fest.
Magnolia Pictures has picked up domestic rights to "Humboldt County," co-written and co-helmed by tyros Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs. Pic preemed at this year's SXSW.
Before a packed house at the Ziegfeld, M. Night Shyamalan introduced his thriller "The Happening" as the B-movie that finally reunited him with Fox, the studio that, bought his first script when he…
First Run Features has picked up tyro helmer Godfrey Cheshire's docu "Moving Midway," about relocating his family's Southern plantation, contemporary race relations and the discovery of his family's…
NYU Tisch School of the Arts welcomes David K. Irving as the head of the Asia graduate film department.
Tribeca Film Institute, the non-profit associate of the Tribeca Film Fest, is launching Reframe, an initiative to preserve film history that might otherwise be lost to dusty warehouse shelves…
Overture Film, Groundswell Prods., and Participant Media's "The Visitor" has taken up residence at the domestic box office -- a notable accomplishment on several fronts.
The Independent Film Project is offering a $50,000 film finishing grant for the winner among the 11 narrative films picked for the Independent Filmmaker Lab, which runs in Gotham June 10-13.
IFC Films has snatched domestic rights for Colombian tyro helmer Carlos Moreno's "Dog Eat Dog." Spanish-language crime story tracks a drug kingpin and two ex-cops working for the kingpin.