After months of negotiations, Artisan Entertainment president Bill Block has closed a deal to leave his post a year before his contract is up.
USA Films president of production Donna Gigliotti is ankling her post and will be replaced by senior DreamWorks production exec Glenn Williamson, who will join the company next week.
Starz Encore Group has upped senior VP of marketing and business development Mike Hale to executive vice president, chief marketing officer.
Vivendi Universal said Tuesday that it will eliminate close to 250 jobs through the reorganization of its Sierra Online software publishing arm.
TRW's Picture PipeLine has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox for the studio to use its secure broadband network and digital production tools during the production of the films "Behind Enemy Lines"…
Live from New York, Amy Poehler has joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live." Poehler is one of four new featured players on the long-running NBC latenight series, along with comic Dean Edwards…
They're getting ad-savvy at NATPE. Led by new chairman Jon Mandel - who came from the advertising world - the National Assn. of Television Programming Executives is planning initiatives to reach out…
Summit Entertainment and Newmarket Group have teamed to produce "Wrong Turn," a 1970s-style horror pic to be directed by Rob Schmidt. Alan McElroy ("Spawn") wrote the script.
In a mid-six-figure deal, Panoptic Pictures has picked up Nicholl Fellowship-winning script "Akeelah and the Bee."
Lions Gate Television Distribution has appointed Douglas Friedman senior veepee of worldwide television marketing for Lions Gate TV.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has presented the UCLA Film and Television Archive with a two-year grant of $138,234, as well as an additional $110,000 in matching funds.
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