MADRID — Discovery Italy has acquired rights to family-skewed sitcom "Filly Funtasia," a comedic coming-of-age fantasy-adventure toon series from Madrid/Barcelona-based BRB Internacional, the…
Sundance Selects has closed a deal to acquire North American rights to Nick Ryan's K2 documentary "The Summit," the distributor has confirmed to Variety.
Discovery Communications has acquired Italy's Switchover Media, a rapidly growing local player that has four free-to-air channels and one pay TV channel, making Discovery the third-largest Italo TV…
Films devoted to exploring the myriad forms of human sexuality have an unusually prominent place in the 2013 Sundance program, festival director John Cooper noted as he unveiled the fest's…
A heartfelt, handsomely mounted but structurally slipshod doc about an ill-fated 2008 climbing mission that saw 11 out of 25 mountaineers perish under mysterious circumstances.
The BBC will take center-stage at the 6th Rome Fiction Fest, which will host the world preem of hot skein "Ripper Street" and show advance footage from "Da Vinci's Demons," along with a robust…
ROME -- In a blow to former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset, Italy's parliament on Thursday passed a bill to sell-off digital TV frequencies, reversing previous rules under which Mediaset…
Equal parts short surf pic, immersive educational film and plug for the Tahitian board of tourism.
Former K2 Pictures principal Jay Peterson has joined Original Media, where he's been named senior VP of production and development.