Ten films from 18 participating countries have been selected to compete for the Penang Pearl Award in the first East Asian Film and TV Festival, which begins Thursday and runs through Sept. 3.
Writer-producer-director Adam Rifkin, whose credits include the 1995 feature "The Chase" starring Charlie Sheen, has been enlisted to executive produce as well as write and direct three series pilots…
In its offshore preem, Paramount's sci-fier "Event Horizon" launched in the U.K. last weekend with a solid but not spectacular $1.7 million in four days on 207 screens.
Thesp-turned-writer/director John Stockwell --- who recently scripted "Breast Men" for HBO --- has inked a deal to write and direct "The Cheating Scandal" for HBO/NYC.
Elliot Slutzky has ankled his post as exec VP of domestic distribution and marketing for Live Entertainment.
Capitol Films, the London-based sales company, has picked up international rights to "Dancing at Lughnasa," which stars Meryl Streep and started shooting last week in Ireland.
L.A.-based publicists Mark Pogachefsky and Rachel McCallister have formed a new joint venture, Pogachefsky/RMc, to handle feature film publicity in Gotham.
After an "Outbreak" of "Turbulence," "Desperate Measures" have not been enough to save Boss Film Studios --- which in its 14-year history has produced or supervised the visual effects for all these…
Modern Times Group (MTG) has signed an agreement with 20th Century Fox Television Intl. that gives it exclusive rights to all Fox film and TV product in the Baltic States.
UPN's season debut Monday fell 15% below last year's Monday premiere, which was artificially inflated in some markets because the Democratic National Convention on the Big 3 provided so little…