Sam Maser, a former program director at the London Jewish Film Festival and the Hamptons Film Festival, has been named program director of the Tribeca Film Center's "First Look" series.
Kate Winslet has committed to play the tragic heroine of Emile Zola's 19th century novel "Therese Raquin" in a new bigscreen adaptation to shoot next year.
After four years at Universal, Penny Marshall is moving her Parkway Prods. banner to Sony. The three-year, first-look Columbia deal commences immediately.
Columbia TriStar Interactive has upped Andrew Schneider to the newly created post of veep of programming.
Disney affiliate DIC Entertainment signed an agreement Tuesday with Ameko Entertainment, a South Korean firm, to co-produce three animation series starting with "Super Duper Sumos."
"Judging Amy" co-exec producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin have inked a multiyear overall development deal with 20th Century Fox Television.
Call it an offer the Mario Puzo estate couldn't refuse: Miramax has made a seven-figure preemptive bid to acquire the screen and broadcast rights to "Omerta," the late "Godfather" author's…
Charles Freericks has been tapped VP of development and production at New Line Television.
"Sufflosen" (The Prompter), director Hilde Heier's love story set at the Norwegian National Opera, has been selected as Norway's next bid for the foreign-language Oscar.
Disney Publishing Worldwide has named Lisa Holton publisher, global children’s books. The promotion is part of Disney’s ongoing attempt to centralize its U.S.-, Milan- and Paris-based children’s…