U.K. film financier and sales agent Civilian Content, which owns the Film Consortium and the Works, has launched Works U.K. Distribution. Distrib, which has scooped four employees from rival…
Pan-European media giant RTL has taken full control of British terrestrial web Five, buying out United Business Media's 35.4% for £247.6 million ($421 million) in cash, roughly in line with…
The 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival will host a film co-production and distribution forum for movies from North Africa and Portuguese-speaking Africa on Sept. 19.
Talent agency Paradigm has hired former Paramount exec Craig Wagner to be exec VP of business affairs and brought in Pattie Sueoka Lofton to run the agency's commercial and musicvideo production…
Paramount Pictures and MTV Films have optioned the Gordon Korman novel “Born to Rock” and set sibling team Gavin and Greg O’Connor to develop it under their Solaris banner as a potential directing…
Reality shingle North South Prods. is expanding west and beefing up Back East. Company, which just bowed real estate docusoap "Million Dollar Agents" on TLC, is in the process of opening a Los…
John Moore has become bedeviled by “The Omen 666.” Moore, who directed “Behind Enemy Lines” and “Flight of the Phoenix” for 20th Century Fox, has been set by the studio to helm a remake of the 1976…
German film body FFA has awarded e249,000 ($300,000) to Sergei Bodrov's "Mongol -- The Early Years of Genghis Khan" in its latest round of production funding.
The world premiere of Wayne Beach’s action thriller “Slow Burn” joined the slate of the Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday. Beach’s directing debut stars Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock, LL Cool J, Taye…
RKO Pictures chairman Ted Hartley has upped Kevin Cornish to VP of development. Cornish reports to RKO prexy Paul Speaker and strategy chief Aaron Ray.