Director Jon Amiel has come onboard to helm "The Core" for Paramount Pictures -- one of several projects in the vein of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in development around town.
Sydney Pollack, Gena Rowlands, Henry Jaglom and Victoria Foyt will be feted at the 14th Virginia Festival, skedded Oct. 25-28 in Charlottesville, Va.
Two Fox Filmed Entertainment execs, chief financial officer Simon Bax and senior veep of finance and business development Matthew Velkes, have recently ankled their posts at the studio.
Roxanne Messina Captor, executive director of the San Francisco Intl. Film Festival, has recruited Carl Spence and Linda Blackaby to help plan next year's event, running April 18-May 2. In addition…
"The Idle Ones" -- Finnish directors Susanna Helke and Virpi Suutari's depiction of youth unemployment in a remote corner of Finland -- won the Grand Prix for best Nordic documentary at the 12th…
The Nordic Film & TV Fund has awarded $12,500 each to two film school grads after inviting 25 to pitch for the funds.
Copenhagen- and Helsinki-based Smile Entertainment has announced a distrib slate for the Scandinavian market.
A record 700 visitors attended the annual Cartoon Forum animation confab, which wrapped Sunday.
DirecTV Latin America announced the launch of its DTH service in Uruguay.
Latin American feevee Canal Fox will preem reality show "Love Cruise" on Monday, followed by drama series "Crash Palace" on Oct. 2.
U.K. advertising buyer Zenith Media has called for the closure of ITV Digital, the terrestrial pay TV platform co-owned by ITV companies Carlton Communications and Granada Media.