Fox Family Films has acquired T.C. Smith's and Peter Spears' spec script "Plucked" in a low-six-figure to mid-six-figure deal.
Buena Vista will expand its already lengthy tentacles in the international arena with the establishment of Buena Vista Film Sales as a full-service foreign sales firm, the company announced Thursday.
Sony Corp. announced Wednesday it will introduce WebTV terminals priced at 45,000 yen ($372) in the Japanese market by the end of the year.
Michael Zoumas has been named VP of motion picture production for Avenue Pictures, company prexy/CEO Cary Brokaw has announced.
The WB Network has upped four execs in its programming department.
Gregg Bello, fresh from a noteworthy performance in Hollywood Pictures' "G.I. Jane," will star with Robin Williams in TriStar's "Jakob the Liar," set to begin shooting this month in Central Europe.
The two Barrys --- Sonnenfeld and Josephson --- have rounded out their Disney-based staff with the creative production hires of senior exec Lisa Ellzey and junior execs Bill Melton and Valerie…
In an almost inevitable bonding of Spain's top upscale players, leading indie distributor Alta Films has signed an output deal with terrestrial paybox Canal Plus and digital operator CanalSatelite…
Trimark Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the psychological thriller "Cube," the feature directorial debut of Vincenzo Natali.
The Kennedy Center has donated $132,500 to three new plays and the theaters that will present them in the latest round of grants from its Fund for New American Plays.
For only the second time in its 15-year existence, the Intl. Documentary Assn. has issued an Amicus Award, the org's highest honor --- and this one goes to Steven Spielberg.