Unfortunately, the pen isn't mightier than the pinkslip. Santa Monica, Calif.-based FilmsOn lightened its load two weeks after its launch, letting go 10 of 38 staffers, primarily from its editorial…
Upstart German distributor Helkon Media has confirmed plans to buy into partner companies TriPictures in Spain and Eagle Pictures in Italy, building on existing distribution agreements with both.
Thesp Lance Henriksen ("Millennium") and producer Matt Huson have reteamed on the thriller "The Untold," written and directed by Jonas Quastel.
Al Pacino is in talks to take the lead role in the film of a Jon Robin Baitz script, "People I Know." He would play an over-the-hill Gotham publicist. Southfork Pictures, a division of Robert…
Showcasing films by young Teutonic directors, the 2001 Brussels Film Festival, held in conjunction with worldwide German cultural org the Goethe-Institut, will run Jan. 18-27.
F/x house Station X Entertainment has tapped Harry Donenfeld VP of marketing and new business development.
Advertising, development, syndication and subscription. The seeds have been planted for profitability, but all of these business plans are facing a dot-comeuppance. The basic problem? Nobody can…
The Sarasota Film Festival will offer a slate of panels and more than 100 features, shorts, animation pics and docus Jan. 10-14.
Next on HBO -- the guys' answer to "Sex and the City." The pay cabler is expected to order 10 episodes of "The Mind of the Married Man" imminently.Skein has been in development at the pay cabler for…
Thirsty.com bowed in July with the backing of Handprint Entertainment, the production company of helmer Jeff Pollack ("Lost & Found," "Booty Call") and Benny Medina, co-producer of "The Fresh Prince…
Alliance Atlantis Motion Pictures has inked thesp Philip Seymour Hoffman to topline "Owning Molony," the first feature from helmer Richard Kwietniowski since his debut, "Love and Death on Long…