Swiss-German distrib Highlight Communications has signed a three-year output deal with British director Mike Newell's Fifty Cannon production label.
Cahners Business Information -- the parent company of Variety and Daily Variety -- will launch in April the publication E-Commerce Business, which will cover the e-tailing market.
Atom Egoyan's "Felicia's Journey," the downbeat curtain-raiser at last year's Toronto Film Festival, took four nods at the 20th annual Genie Awards, held Sunday in Toronto.
Europe's largest mobile telephone company, Vodafone AirTouch, will partner with French giant Vivendi in an attempt to become the dominant player in the European Internet market.
Docu pioneer Frederick Wiseman will receive the Irene Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Frederick Wiseman: American Filmmaker retrospective, which starts today at the Film Society of…
Internet company AtomFilms has snatched up rights to four more short films, bringing its bounty to five shorts and making it the most aggressive acquisitor of shorts at the festival so far.
Michael Rooney, publisher of ESPN the Magazine, has been named the mag's senior VP and general manager. He replaces John Skipper, who recently was promoted to general manager of ESPN Internet Group.
Nomination ballots for this year's Writers Guild of America screenplay awards have been mailed and are due by the close of business on Feb. 7.
Sony Pictures Classics continues to make noise here, as the company is in final negotiations to snag domestic distribution rights to "Shadow Magic" from Chinese-born director Ann Hu.
Gwyneth Paltrow has been tapped as a presenter at the 72nd annual Academy Awards.
Grupo Televisa has inked a deal with Sony to test its digital TV technology.