The fifth annual Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival will kick off a weekend of events celebrating Nowruz (Persian New Year) on Saturday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "With the best…
Mark Amin's Sobini Films and Payam Films have set vampire drama "Manhattan Undying," with Iranian filmmaker Babak Payami to direct. Production will begin this fall.
Peruvian helmer Ricardo de Montreuil, who came on Hollywood's radar with his short film "The Raven," has emerged as a contender to direct "Zorro Reborn" for 20th Century Fox.
GRB Entertainment, which up until now has exclusively produced and distributed non-fiction programming, is launching a scripted division.
"Paranormal Activity" helmer Oren Peli has signed on to direct "Eliza Graves" for Sobini Films and Icon Prods.
Sobini Films has launched a TV division aimed at developing scripted and nonscripted programming, with former "Battlestar Galactica" associate producer James Halpern in charge as VP.
Andy Garcia has landed Anthony Hopkins and Annette Bening to star with him in "Hemingway and Fuentes," which Garcia will direct from a script he wrote with Hilary Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest…
The salad days of film financing are more than over, victim of the imploding economy.
John Stockwell has signed to direct supernatural thriller "Sanctuary" from Stephen Susco's script for Lionsgate and Sobini Films, which are co-financing.
Sobini Films will launch production in mid-July on thriller "Burning Bright," starring Briana Evigan ("Step Up 2 the Streets").
Former Benderspink manager Dave Brown has ankled to launch his own shingle, Sleeping Giant Entertainment, and brought aboard former WMA staffer Scott Halle as a manager.