B-Side Entertainment, a 4-year-old tech company with a sizable profile in the film festival world, has landed $4.25 million in new financing and plans to enter the feature distribution biz.
Markets & Festivals
Spanish helmer Julio Medem will again explore sexual desire in his first English-language pic, "Room in Rome," a loose adaptation of Matias Bize's fest fave, "In the Bed."
The biggest structural changes in British TV in a generation are in the cards, as a leaked U.K. government report proposes merging its publicly owned Channel 4 web into a new, bigger broadcaster that…
Maudlin sentiment, miserablist humor and scatological sight gags are affectionately but awkwardly molded together in a glum tale of friendship between two very unlikely pen pals.
From The Army Archerd Archive: Preparations for the "totally new concept" in Academy Awards shows get under way this weekend as Gower Champion tells Gregory Peck and board members plans for the gala…
The videogame biz remained a beacon of double digital growth during the recession in 2008, but slowing holiday sales indicate that it's quickly coming down to Earth.
The Visual Effects Society has extended the contract of executive director Eric Roth for two more years through December 2011.
Endemol has expanded the domain of its U.S. topper, putting David Goldberg in charge of the conglom's North American operations.
Amidst a brutal internal war, leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have put their divisive strike authorization on hold until at least next week so they can explore making a run at a last-ditch round…
Philip Seymour Hoffman has reeled in his directorial debut, signing on to helm Overture Films' "Jack Goes Boating," an adaptation of Bob Glaudini's Off Broadway play in which he'll also star.