Tina Fey, head writer of "Saturday Night Live" and co-host of its "Weekend Update" with Jimmy Fallon, is angling to write her way into a bigscreen acting debut. She will adapt Margaret Talbot's Feb…
Markets & Festivals
Woody Allen's "Hollywood Ending" will open the Cannes Intl. Film Festival, out of competition, on May 15. Allen, whose films have previously graced the Croisette without their director, will attend…
Pure Arts partner Mark Teitelbaum is ankling the management company he helped create to set up his own rep shingle.
David Cunningham's "To End All Wars," starring Kiefer Sutherland, Ciaran McMenamim and Robert Carlyle, has been selected as closing-night film of the fourth annual Method Fest Independent Film…
The Paris Film Festival opened its 17th edition Monday night, after being slammed by Paris' deputy mayor in the daily press for lacking "audacity."
Spring break may be wrapping up, but MTV is headed south to hand out its second annual MTV>News:Docs:Prize. Music cabler's news and docu division sponsors a $2,500 cash award at the DoubleTake…
Vivendi Universal Games has tapped Paul Volkman chief information officer. He was formerly director of information technology.
Avid Technology vet Thomas Ohanian has been named veep of product development at digital security provider DMOD. Formerly chief editor and corporate fellow at Avid, Ohanian will now discover new
With Oscar festivities behind them, the New York film community welcomed the opportunity for a pre-Cannes schmooze fest, held March 28. The occasion? The first annual cocktail reception in honor of…
With the merger of USA Films and Universal Pictures set to close this spring, USA is adding muscle to its production team, hiring Joe Pichirallo, a seasoned executive in the specialty films arena, as…
The struggle to save Teutonic media empire Kirch Group from teetering into bankruptcy moves from Germany to Los Angeles this week.
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