Karen Gelbart has been upped to senior VP of content for Toronto-based Alliance Atlantis Communications' lifestyle channels.
Chum Television has tapped Gabrielle Free director of communication, music and youth services, Toronto.
Best known as a cable channel, Gotham-based ImaginAsian Entertainment has made its first all-rights acquisition and will launch into theatrical and home entertainment distribution.
Bollywood's K Sera Sera Prods., which listed on the Mumbai Stock Exchange in April, will issue another 5 million shares in a five-day offering that begins Thursday.
Will Smith will be popping up all over India's TV screens next week.
Brazilian cinema is poised for break out with the launch of two initiatives. Making a Berlin bow before its official launch at Cannes, the Cinema Do Brasil is so new the ink's not even been spilt…
Peregrinating around the Berlinale's crowded Talent Campus usually is the quickest way to get to know high-spirited young filmmakers from around the world. This year is no exception.
However upbeat things seem in Berlin, box office news across Europe has not been that boffo: Admissions across Western Europe dropped 11% in 2005 to a total 824 million tickets sold in 15 territories.
Latvian helmer Laila Pakalnipa is planning to shoot a series of short pics titled "Earth," "Wind" and "Fire," but take off those platform shoes and flared pants. This is no 70s funkathon but a…
Los Angeles-based Lightning has sold "Conversations With God" to Hopscotch for Australia and New Zealand, Quality for Mexico and Fida for Turkey. Additional territories are expected to close soon.
Hollywood and the recording biz rained on the mobile-phone industry's parade in Barcelona Tuesday, as they warned cellular carriers to shape up or the entertainment biz would find other routes to…