While the narrative film acquisitions scene continues to feel the pinch of oversaturation and lower box office, the IFP Market will kick off its 22nd edition today at SoHo's Angelika Film Center with…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. recently sold 7 million EchoStar shares worth $343 million, according to a newly disclosed regulatory filing.
Joe Fleischer is ankling his post as corporate veepee at MP3.com to become CEO of the music division at Netcaster iCast.
Director Kurt Voss will helm "Down and Out With the Dolls," a comedic telling of the swift rise and fall of all-girl Portland band the Paper Dolls. Pic, to begin production later this month, will be…
Internet content company Digital Creative Development Corp. has inked a deal to acquire the rights to CineBlast Prods.' library of more than 20 indie pics.
In a long-awaited move, the BBC has tapped Lorraine Heggessey to be the first ever female controller of BBC1, replacing Peter Salmon, who has just been appointed director of sport, a new post (Daily…
New Line Cinema has closed a low-to-mid-six figure deal for "American Princess," penned by Dennis Bartok and Tom Abrams.
Warner Bros. Television and LMNO Prods. have extended their first-look drama series and telepic production deal. Pact is part of LMNO's efforts to expand its business beyond its bread-and-butter…
Julie Berk has been named VP of creative services for Universal Pictures.
Spike Lee will direct "A Huey P. Newton Story" for BET Movies and Roger Guenveur Smith, who created a one-man show about the late co-founder of the Black Panther Party, will play Newton.
As Hollywood content comes under fire again from politicians on the offensive, the British Board of Film Classification has unveiled new guidelines for films aimed at auds 18 and over. The bottom…