The man who helped shape NBC's Thursday night comedy dominance is now looking to take a bite out of that very same juggernaut.
Markets & Festivals
ABC had good news for a slew of producers over the weekend -- and some not-so-happy tidings for the folks behind "Philly," "Spin City," "The Job" and "Dharma & Greg."
Dylan Kidd's "Roger Dodger," which made its world premiere at the inaugural Tribeca Film Festival, nabbed the fest's best narrative feature kudos as the five-day event wrapped Sunday, with an awards…
Newly appointed Venice Intl. Film Festival director Moritz de Hadeln has outlined his game plan for the 59th edition, sticking close to structural lines established by his predecessor, Alberto…
Jon Fitzgerald has been named executive director of the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival. He will work closely with incoming board president Arnold Kassoy and oversee artistic direction…
The San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival has set three sidebar retros for its 50th edition.
Peter Parker picked a pair of winning weekends. Sony's "Spider-Man," the comix-adaptation about a young man and his amazing webbed feats, wowed once again with an estimated $72 million soph sesh…
The NFL and independent film festivals are seldom mentioned together, but a page borrowed from the league's playbook could lead to a big score in both publicity and paydays for several smaller fests.
Everything at Cannes is larger than life, including the participants. From May 15-26, key players in the pic biz -- filmmakers, distributors, critics, executives, actors, agents -- will converge…
Canuck auteur Atom Egoyan's latest film, "Ararat," hasn't even opened yet, but it's drawing considerable heat from the worldwide Turkish community, which disputes the director's views on the massacre…
DreamWorks has closed a deal with Castle Rock that gives a greenlight to "Envy," a comedy that will shoot in July with Barry Levinson directing and Ben Stiller and Jack Black starring.