Lisa Licht has been named senior VP of marketing for Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising.
The New Yorker took top honors at the National Magazine Awards Wednesday, receiving prizes for general excellence, fiction and public interest in the 400,000-1 million circulation range.
During the last full week before the May ratings sweep period kicked in, the first sign that there may be a chink in the armor of stalwart off-net performer "Seinfeld" appeared.
German director Tom Tykwer ("Run Lola Run") will direct "Heaven," a Miramax co-production with Germany's X-Filme from a screenplay co-written by the late Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski. Cate…
The 27th Annual Gen Art Fest closed Tuesday night with Hilary Bermingham's "What Happened to Tully" nabbing the Cataland/Calypso Audience Award and Matthew Huffman's "Playing Mona Lisa" winning the…
Indie producer Stephanie Zessos and documentarian Conor McCourt have optioned the New York Times bestseller "A Monk Swimming," the memoir from Malachy McCourt, Conor's father.
In celebration of its 25th birthday this year, the Toronto Intl. Film Festival is organizing a series of special activities and retrospectives.
Fine Line Features, the specialty arm of New Line Cinema, is establishing a London-based sales office that will focus solely on negotiating foreign-rights deals for Fine Line pics, the company said.
DreamWorks has acquired domestic distribution rights to "The Contender," an independently produced political drama starring Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Gary Oldman.
Steve Martin is returning to television, inking a three-year deal to develop and produce programming for indie studio Carsey-Werner.
Despite interest in Elian Gonzalez, cable news nets faltered in April. Nielsen numbers show that compared with last April, total-day ratings for CNN dropped 43%, while MSNBC was down 40% and Fox News…