Bob Levi, president of worldwide program planning and acquisitions for the Turner Entertainment Group, has snared the Silver Circle award of the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences.
The Walt Disney Co. has greenlit the Jason Richman-penned action comedy "Black Sheep," with Jerry Bruckheimer on board to produce. Pic is one of several that Jon Turteltaub ("Phenomenon") is…
Culver City-based Pittard Sullivan has created a PR wing to be headed by Dan Harary, who will be veepee of the new division. The showbiz marketing communications company has created the Pittard…
Pathe Pictures, one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises, has signed a first-look deal with Michele Camarda's Kismet Film Co.
IFP/West has tapped H.M. Coakley director of programming, and Julie La'Bassiere to the newly created post of film programmer.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has selected "One Day in September," "Legacy" and "Punitive Damage" as nominees in the feature docu category for the 16th annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement…
The network entertainment presidents hope to avoid actors' and writers' strikes next year, but the toppers admit that a work stoppage is probably inevitable. Speaking to a packed house at the…
Netcaster Neurotrash.com has inked a co-financing production pact with commercial production house Urban Myth Media for original Web content with an eye toward offline distribution.
Thomas Stenderup, managing director of production and development at the Danish Film Institute, will not renew his contract, which expires Jan. 1.
Showtime has assembled its slate of "all ages" original movies to air on the cabler during 2001 and beyond. Pics include thesp Eric Stoltz's directorial debut, "Annus Horribilis." Stoltz will also…
The Bible is on a roll, racking up huge Nielsens this past spring with a four-hour dramatized "Jesus" miniseries on CBS and the ABC docu "Peter Jennings Reporting: The Search for Jesus," while Sen…