Prolific telepic producer Stan Brooks is getting into the series biz, setting up several projects at cable networks under his Once Upon a Time Prods. banner.
Markets & Festivals
Genius Products LLC, the video distributor controlled by the Weinstein Co., posted its first profit during the quarter ended June 30, showing $2.1 million in net income.
Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's Truly Indie label has picked up U.S. distrib rights to Alan White's "Broken."
Melissa Etheridge, Smokey Robinson, Johnny Mathis and Kimberly Locke will perform at the Society of Singers presentation of the Ella Award to Gladys Knight on Sept. 10 at the Beverly Hilton.
Phillip Feiner, former president and CEO of post-production house Pacific Title & Art Studio, has sued his former employer for wrongful termination and breach of contract.
Veteran exec Elizabeth Kim has been named exec VP of international for the Film Department.
Shorts directed by Jennifer Aniston and Bryce Dallas Howard are among those slated at the 13th edition of the Palm Springs Festival of Short Films, unspooling Aug. 23-29.
Warner Independent Pictures is joining a fraternity, snapping up tyro scribe Scott Rothman's spec script "Fratboy" for Mike Karz to produce through his Karz Entertainment.
The Colony Theater has a hit on its hands with its superb L.A. premiere production of "Trying," a crowd-pleaser in the best sense of the word.
Karl Rove, master of media spin for the bulk of George W. Bush's political life, demonstrated his skill at controlling the White House's message on Monday in leaking the news of his resignation via…
Ed Limato's arbitration victory over ICM on Monday puts into play not only one of Hollywood's most senior and revered agents but also the most important client list in a generation.