Queen Latifah is set to host and narrate “Teach,” a two-hour spesh on CBS that will explore America's education system. Special, from Davis Guggenheim and Participant Media, will bow on the Eye Sept…
“Waiting for Superman” director Davis Guggenheim has started shooting a feature-length documentary on 15-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, with Walter Parkes and Laurie…
With "The Conjuring" looking like a sleeper hit, New Line is already working on bringing a sequel to life.
After lobbying for nearly two years, French film export bizzers have obtained from the CNC (national film and TV board) the launch of a selective 8 million Euros ($10.4 million) fund to help them…
The American Film Institute is expanding its Silverdocs documentary festival into Washington, D.C., and renaming the event AFI Docs. The festival, launched in 2003 at the AFI Silver Theatre and…
Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Joshua Davis' recent Wired Magazine article "John McAfee's Last Stand" and tapped the "Crazy Stupid Love" team of John Requa and Glenn Ficarra to…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival has a longstanding affection for high-profile documentaries -- as evidenced last year, when Toronto opened with the world preem of Davis Guggenheim's U2 docu "From the…
''Looper,'' helmer Rian Johnson's time-travel thriller starring Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt, will open the 2012 Toronto Film Festival.
Acad rule change, greater selection gooses genre at fest
The Directors Guild of America has selected five nominees for its documentary award.
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