Indie film production and financing shingle MDP Worldwide has changed its name to Media 8 Entertainment and will refocus its business to expand its reach in financing and production.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped 28 docs in four categories for its annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards competition. Winners will be named at the org's Dec. 12 gala at the DGA…
Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the 65 members of his transition committee on Thursday who, he said, were selected to represent a broad spectrum of political interests.
The top-selling homevideo title of all time just moved further ahead of the pack: "The Lion King Special Edition" saw sales of more than 3 million copies in its first two days of release, according…
Gotham-based companies Castle Hill Prods. and Dream have pacted to acquire theatrical rights in U.S. and English-speaking Canada to Sundance prize-winning drama "What Alice Found."
Classic Media has expanded international broadcast and home video rights to "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
Anime Network will launch on Time Warner's iControl platform in major markets beginning in December.
The American Film Institute has announced its lineup for AFI Fest 2003, kicking off Nov. 6 in Los Angeles. Pics were chosen from a pool of over 2,500 submissions, a 25% increase of pics from last…
Shooting People, a free networking website for independent filmmakers started in the U.K., has launched in Gotham.
Palm Pictures and its fine arts imprint, Arthouse Films, have acquired worldwide distribution rights to the docu feature "The Legend of Leigh Bowery," celebrating the flamboyant London '80s club…
America TV gossip show producer Diego Gvirtz slammed Ibope Argentina Thursday in a half-page newspaper ad, sparking fresh debate about the accuracy of the country's only ratings agency.