Aurora Prods. and Voyager Films have snared film rights to the book "Lobster Boy: The Bizarre Life and Brutal Death of Grady Stiles Jr.," by Fred Rosen, for a five-figure option. Tome, published by…
The works of two local D.C. filmmakers are among the more than 100 features, documentaries and shorts from 30 countries unspooling at the 14th annual Washington, D.C. Intl. Film Festival. Fest's…
Former senior Sony exec Lisa Simpson has been tapped chief operating officer of CBS Internet Group and prexy of CBS Online.
Canuck film and TV company Alliance Atlantis Communications will unveil today an output and co-production deal with Munich-based kids producer-distributor TV Loonland to co-finance live-action and…
Scores of reporters, photographers and TV camera operators were lured to the offices of lawyer Stephen Yagman on Thursday thinking he was about to produce one of three Oscars still missing from a…
MTV plans to step up documentary production via its new MTV News and Docs division, which will debut its first project this month.
Billy Bob Thornton has committed to co-star with Frances McDormand in an upcoming film by Joel and Ethan Coen for Working Title. Though untitled, the film is being called "the barber project," with…
Universal Pictures has bought the spec script for supernatural thriller "Immortals" from David Kirschner Prods and Aurora Prods. in a pre-emtive bid.
Shares of Barry Diller's USA Networks popped higher Thursday as CIBC World markets analyst Sharon Williams slapped a "strong buy" rating on the stock in a bullish report praising USA's business mix…
The Independent Feature Project is prepping to tour the U.S. with a series of orientation events designed to acquaint indie filmmakers with the org's mission and programs.
Classicmovies.com said Wednesday that it has partnered with Global Media in a deal that will enable the site to charge for the online distribution of classic pics and related merchandise.