Melissa Lefante has resigned her post as veepee of media and corporate relations for Fox's Twentieth TV syndie arm.
Zeitgeist has acquired the North American rights to David Riker's Spanish lingo American indie "La Ciudad" ("The City") for limited release in October.
Success is finding its own reward in Austria. Take DOR Film. When the Austrian Film Institute (AFI, the national film subsidy source) launched its automatic merit system two years ago, 10-year-old…
Producer Paul Junger Witt ("Dead Poet's Society") will deliver the commencement address today at the USC School of Cinema-Television graduation ceremonies.
Fine Line Features and Good Machine Intl. are partnering on a blind two-picture deal with Dogma guru Lars Von Trier, winner of the Cannes Grand Prix in 1996 for "Breaking the Waves."
Layne Leslie Britton is ankling his post as executive VP of business operations at UPN at the end of the month to join Replay Networks as an exec VP.
Kinowelt Medien has announced its highest first-quarter profits ever thanks to a big boost in licensing deals.
Look for a slew of TV exec shuffles following the network upfronts next week. Columbia TriStar TV and NBC will probably see the most change.
Universal Studios Networks has applied to the media authorities of the Berlin-Brandenburg region in Germany for a license to transmit a new movie channel throughout the country.
Neil Friedman has partnered with former Columbia Pictures president Paula Silver to establish a worldwide sales and marketing arm for his management banner, Menemsha Entertainment.