Fox Searchlight Pictures has upped Joe Pichirallo to senior vice president of production at the specialized division of Fox Filmed Entertainment.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Iranian director Majid Majidi's "The Color of Paradise."
The Avnet/Kerner Co. in conjunction with the Walt Disney Co. has closed a pact with David Kaczynski, brother of convicted Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, to make a feature film based on David's life.
Broadening Warner Bros.' netcasting efforts and the marketing of its feature "Three to Tango," helmer Damon Santostefano has directed a series of short docu-style promos for the film that began…
United News & Media is in talks to buy out HBO's 50% stake in ITEL, the British TV distrib co-owned by the two companies.
Acclaimed helmers Michael Apted, Peter Sellars and Scott Hicks are part of an impressive roster of talent confirmed for the 6th Australian International Documentary Conference to be held in Adelaide…
Djimon Hounsou and Armin Mueller-Stahl are set to star in "The Long Run" for Anant Singh's Distant Horizon.
Edward Norton, set to bow this weekend in "Fight Club," will star in and produce the drama "Motherless Brooklyn" for New Line Cinema.
Paul A. Heimbach has been upped to senior veep, chief technology officer at Viacom Inc.
Christopher Davidson has been upped to VP of current programs at CBS Entertainment.
Online video and audio services provider iBeam Broadcasting, which officially deploys its services today, is expected to announce $42 million in a third round of financing collected from Microsoft…