Russia is the first territory to nab hit German gameshow "Five Against the Quizmaster" from global entertainment powerhouse FremantleMedia.
Emily Watson, David Wenham and Hugo Weaving have all boarded helmer Jim Loach's directorial debut "Oranges and Sunshine."
Berlin-based Senator Ent. is opening an international production arm in Cologne to focus on English-language films.
Gallic arthouse mini-major Pyramide Films has taken distribution rights to Diego Lerman's "Moral Sciences" and Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" in France, a key specialty film market.
"Fringe" star Joshua Jackson will topline "UFO," the feature film version of the British TV series that will be directed by visual effects wiz Matthew Gratzner.
Recently launched unscripted shingle Shed Media U.S. ("Supernanny") has tapped Alex Demyanenko as its senior VP.
Kim Kurumada, a Directors Guild of America board member who received its Frank Capra Achievement Award this year, died Thursday of esophageal cancer in Northridge. He was 64.
Microsoft is in discussions with News Corp. to remove its news articles from Google in a move to marginalize the search engine that could have ramifications for the newspaper biz, according to the…
Chilean Sebastian Silva's "La nana" wins big at the 35th Huelva Ibero-American Film Fest.
"Ajami" won the Golden Alexander for best feature at the Thessaloniki Film Fest.