First Washington, now the world. Preston Padden, previously executive VP of government relations at Disney, Monday was upped to exec veep of worldwide government relations. He remains based in D.C.
Markets & Festivals
StudioCanal and Wild Bunch sold English-language and Latin American distribution rights to Todd Louiso’s “Love Liza” to Sony Pictures Classics during the 2002 Sundance Film Fest. Deal was brokered by…
Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) on Monday blasted the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission, becoming the first Washington pol to publicly berate the tenure of reg…
Audiences at Cinequest, the San Jose Film Festival, are off to see the wizard this weekend, as a last-minute addition to the 12th annual event brings Ian McKellen to town for a Maverick Spirit Award…
Programmers for the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival have narrowed the 2,000 submissions they received to 180 films that will screen March 8-16 in Austin, Texas.
Pinewood Studios has appointed the investment banking arm of HSBC to explore the possibility of a stock market flotation.
Tom Cruise is poised to cross swords with "Glory" director Ed Zwick in Warner Bros.' "The Last Samurai," a 19th Century epic about the eradication of the samurai in Japan.
After months of wide-open competition, the Oscar derby appears to be focusing on two main foes: New Line, with "Lord of the Rings," and Universal/DreamWorks, with "A Beautiful Mind."
Top Universal and USA Networks execs began a series of meetings Friday to discuss how Universal will consolidate its U.S. film assets. The talks come in anticipation that Vivendi U's plans to acquire…
Comedy Central has ordered a third season of "Insomniac With Dave Attell" -- which has been on a ratings tear since moving to primetime in its second season -- and acquired a companion series.
Splendid Pictures has signed a one-year first-look deal with Maverick Films to finance and produce Maverick's upcoming feature projects.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)