Focus Features prexy of theatrical distribution Jack Foley will receive the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens' humanitarian award at the org's 55th annual dinner June 14.
The CW exec team is starting to take shape. Paul McGuire, a top PR exec at the WB, has been named senior veep of communications for the new network.
Hard Sell: one of Hollywood's most popular downloads last week was a trailer for a film that doesn't exist.
Paramount's specialty division has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," featuring former vice president Al Gore.
Saluting "30 years of innovation in visual effects technology in the motion picture industry," President Bush presented George Lucas and Industrial Light & Magic with the National Medal of Technology.
"Palais Royal!" will open the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance USA's 11th annual Rendez-Vous With French Cinema March 10 at Alice Tully Hall.
Oz's feevee providers have again failed to reach government-set spending levels for Aussie content last year, disbursing A$15.9 million ($11.7 million) in coin for local drama.
The Tallinn-based Baltic Film and Media School will open on schedule in September with Martin Aadamsoo, managing director of Estonia's Film Foundation, becoming its head of development from April.
"Imagine you're Philip Seymour Hoffman and you've just signed on to do 'Capote,' and the first thing they do is sit you down to watch some other actor doing the role." Thus did composer Mychael Danna…
The ax has fallen at Canada's pubcaster CBC with Monday's cancellation of three critically acclaimed but ratings-challenged primetime skeins.
Marking its second major alliance with Hollywood producers in a month, America Online has signed a deal with Katalyst Films ("Beauty and the Geek," "Punk'd") to create five new comedy series for the…