Mike Leigh, Walter Bernstein and Horton Foote on Wednesday won the top Humanitas Prizes, which honors writers for effectively communicating human values in their scripts.
Augmenting its vidpic coffers, CBS has optioned Hannah Nyala's book "Point Last Seen: A Woman Tracker's Story" for a two-hour telefilm.
In the wake of senior vice president Scott Greenstein's departure, Miramax Films has promoted Steven Hutensky to senior VP of business and legal affairs and Andrew Herwitz to senior veepee of…
Todd Berger, a literary agent at William Morris, has left the agency to team with manager-producer Jeff Graup. Together, they've formed Giant Step Entertainment, a management and production company…
New York-based arthouse distributor Kino Intl. has acquired all North American rights to two films by "Chungking Express" helmer Wong Kar-wai.
Former NBC News producer Allison Davis is said to be close to a deal to join Bryant Gumbel's new production venture with Eyemark Entertainment.
"tone down" their content, UPN CEO Lucie Salhany said Wednesday.
Call it the gap loan rush of 1997. Convinced that there's gold in them thar hills, banks and investment firms are eagerly lending money to independent film producers on the promise of future sales.
Castle Rock Entertainment has inked a three-year overall deal with "Seinfeld" writer-producers Andy Robin and Gregg Kavet. Sources say the deal is worth a combined $7 million to $9 million over the…
Banner Entertainment has purchased John August's spec script "Go!" for a low six-figure sum.
Stanford U. and Yamaha Corp. have teamed up to license and market a new digital audio-generation technology called Sondius-XG.