Comedian Russell Brand will be feted for his contributions to women's cancer research at Variety's inaugural Power of Comedy event, set for Dec. 4 at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles.
Spirit Awards producer Film Independent has partnered with Babelgum to feature a selection of the indie kudocast's archival content and red-carpet footage on mobile smartphones.
Tyro Italian helmer Francesco Sperandeo is the big winner of the Babelgum Online Film Festival, scooping two top nods, including the fest's Looking for Genius Award, from a jury headed by Spike Lee.
The Seattle International Film Festival will unspool 418 films during its 25-day schedule, 43 of which are World preems.
Brace yourself for yet another media and entertainment market. This time it will be a mostly pan-Asian-oriented exhibition and conference devoted to content of all kinds across all delivery platforms.
The fast growing online video market looks set to see the launch of yet another new player next week, as U.K.-based startup Jalipo heads to Cannes to unveil what it calls "the world's first online…