The Filmmakers Alliance will bestow its inaugural Vision Award upon writer-director Mike Figgis next month at the org's third annual DGA screening on June 28. Founded in 1993, the Filmmakers Alliance…
Pocket Books has cozied up to "Good in Bed," a first novel by Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer and book columnist Jennifer Weiner. Pocket has paid a high six figures for North American rights to…
Former Universal Worldwide Television exec Jason Keiles has joined Massive Media Group as veep of business development at the digital rights management company.
Neurotrash.com and Key Entertainment are teaming up to create Neurotrash Germany, the companies said, replicating the Los Angeles Netrotrash Generation Y broadband entertainment network there…
Software-multimedia giant Pentamedia has launched an Internet television venture, NumTV.com. The target audience is expatriate Indians. Pentamedia chairman V. Chandrasekaran said the personal…
Pootie Tang is back. The character that first emerged as a comic do-gooder and urban demi-hero on HBO's "The Chris Rock Show" has been adapted for an indie pic that will likely be acquired as a…
Artisan Entertainment has pacted with Nu Image/Millennium Films for North American rights on the Steven Seagal action thriller "Ticker." Pic features a burned-out vice cop who teams with the Los…
Veteran healthcare executive David Tillman has been tapped as president and chief executive officer of the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
Disney announced Monday it has upped Leo Chu to VP of creative affairs in the feature animation division.
London's Carlton Communications has formally put up for sale its subsidiary Technicolor, valued by analysts at up to £1.7 billion ($2.55 billion).