The biennial Adelaide Film Festival has chosen eight projects for funding. AFF -- Australia's newest fest and the only one that funds films -- will sink A$500,000 ($364,000) into pics, most of which…
A new service unveiled Thursday could change the dynamic by which mobile entertainment is sold. Online payment service PayPal will offer a text-to-buy program allowing customers to purchase…
Is "Ice Age: The Meltdown" headed for a meltdown? While a major percentage drop is always a possibility with big movies, Fox's toon sequel is sure to dominate another frame. The only question is by…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Sony/Revolution's "The Benchwarmers" is the latest pic to get the no-press-screening treatment. Despite the film's Adam Sandler branding -- pic was produced by his Happy Madison shingle -- the studio…
Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia has tapped vet Spanish TV exec Paloma Garcia as programming director for Spain and Portugal. She replaces Pilar de las Casas, appointed general director of…
Warner Music Group has tapped Todd Moscowitz to oversee its Independent Label Group comprising Asylum Records, East West Records and Cordless Recordings.
Helmer Phillip Noyce shared the spotlight with a pair of tyros at Thursday's Australian Screen Directors Assn. awards here. It was the first time the honors have been held in two years.
"Altar Boyz" will raise the praise on the road this fall: The Off Broadway tuner kicks off a 30-week touring production with a three-week stop at the LaSalle Theater in Chi Oct. 10.
Hamish Linklater ("The New Adventures of Old Christine") and Luke MacFarlane ("Over There") will co-star with Christine Lahti in the Playwrights Horizons production of "The Busy World Is Hushed."
Edward Albee has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the new Princeton U./McCarter Theater Playwriting Fellowship.
Broadway will be in good "Company" this fall. Helmer John Doyle's buzzed-about production of the Stephen Sondheim tuner will open on the Rialto in November at a theater to be determined. Most of the…