The Ashton Kutcher-toplined "The Butterfly Effect" has been acquired by New Line Cinema, becoming the first project from the financing and foreign sales partnership FilmEngine.
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CBS business affairs chief Harold Brook is leaving the Eye just 15 months after joining the net. Brook, who had served as exec VP of business affairs, will depart by Friday.
The Cannes Intl. Film Festival's Directors Fortnight team has launched an appeal to fests worldwide to bail out Argentina's cash-strapped Buenos Aires Film Festival.
Bertrand Tavernier's "Laissez-Passer" ("Safe Passage") will kick off the sixth annual City of Lights, City of Angels Film Festival in Los Angeles April 8 at the Director's Guild of America.
Rajendra Roy will join the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival as director of programming for the event's 10th anniversary year.
For the first time in its 14-year syndication history, Buena Vista's ayem yakker "Live With Regis & Kelly" came on the air Tuesday with neither of its co-hosts.
The 2002 Method Fest Independent Film Festival announced its competition lineup, featuring a diverse selection of films showcasing strong performances. Fest runs April 12-19 at the Laemmle Playhouse…
Gemstar-TV Guide shares plunged more than 26% to $16.04 Tuesday after the company reported a wider than anticipated fourth-quarter loss and announced the resignation of co-prexy and chief operating…
Attendance was off at the 42nd annual Cartagena International Film and TV Festival, with many directors and other participants canceling at the last minute in light of the worsening political crisis…
New Cairo Film Festival president Sherif Al Shoubashi is looking to combine his journalism expertise and foreign diplomacy to give the fest more star power and pay off its 1-1/2 million Egyptian…
Controversial Italian helmer-thesp Nanni Moretti will give the annual Lecon de Cinema talk at the Cannes Film Festival (May 15-26).