The 28th annual Brussels film fest kicked off its awards presentation by honoring local talent. In the short Belgian film competition, top prizes went to Olivier Masset-Depasse for "Chambre Froide"…
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FROM NATPEMGM's "National Enquirer's Uncovered" will not return to the dozen or so Fox-owned TV stations that currently air the soph mag. WB's "Queen Latifah" is also unlikely to be picked up for…
Palm Pictures and online counterpart Sputnik7.com have acquired three films at the Sundance Film Festival.
Memo to the feds: You worry about your business, we'll worry about ours. That was the overriding opinion of execs in the kid-TV biz at a panel Wedensday titled "The ABC's of Kid-Friendly TV."
FROM SUNDANCENew Regency Films is in final negotiations to acquire domestic rights to the big-budget Intermedia/IMF production "K-19: The Widowmaker," starring Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson.
FROM SUNDANCEMiramax Films is in final negotiations to shell out roughly $2 million for the domestic rights to first-time helmer Todd Field's drama "In the Bedroom," screening in Sundance's dramatic…
FROM SUNDANCEMark Canton's the Canton Co. and Senator Entertainment have brought on "Scary Movie" scribes Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer to develop an "unromantic" comedy with Frank Coraci…
FROM NATPEHigh-definition TV, which is so far a bust because nobody is buying the expensive HDTV sets, could get a jump start due to the delivery of professional sports in high-def to sports bars and…
FROM NATPEHere's the secret to making a hit TV how: Don't think about it. That's the advice from some of the smallscreen's most successful skeinmakers, who used the opening panel of NATPE Tuesday to…
FROM NATPERecession, reschmession: Media buyers and sales execs believe now is the time for advertisers to expand, not cut, their presence.