TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America for a two-year term, succeeding Taylor Hackford. Barclay was selected by acclamation of the 147 delegates at the…
Seventy-four years after Dorothy Arzner became the first female to join the two-year-old Directors Guild of America, women comprise just 13.5%--or around 1,200--of its members who direct. And while…
China's Tiger 8 Media and Wuxi Jinyuan Industry Investment and Development Co. closed its Tiger Portfolio Film Fund (TPF), a revolving $150 million production fund that's primarily aimed at films to…
Mimi Leder will direct "Remember Their Names," a film about a young merchant marine's tour of duty in WWII alongside Woody Guthrie.
Mimi Leder, who directed Warner Bros.' "Pay It Forward," won't be helming DreamWorks' "Collateral" after all. Leder, who made her feature-directing debut in 1997 with DreamWorks' "The Peacemaker,"…
"Pay It Forward" is an inspirational, issue-driven drama centered on three emotionally battered people who challenge their personal limitations --and in the process develop the possibility of…
Imagine Television -- riding high on its grand slam last season with the WB's "Felicity," Fox's "The Pjs" and ABC's "Sports Night" -- has two hot development prospects set up at ABC with pilot…