Lou Reed will be on hand at the Visions du Reel docu film festival in Nyon, Switzerland, for the world preem of his debut film, "Red Shirley," which chronicles the life of his centenarian cousin…
Global entertainment combo Endemol is setting up a worldwide brands division to be led by ex-FremantleMedia and IMG topper Olivier Gers.
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Colombian helmer Carlos Cesar Arbelaez's long-in-the-works "Los colores de la montana" has won the Films in Progress Toulouse award.
Bollore Media, the media subsid of Gallic conglom the Bollore Group, is creating a movie production studio.
JoBeth Williams -- among the top vote-getters in recent Screen Actors Guild elections -- has resigned from SAG's national board after five years.
TV Tokyo, the smallest of Japan's five networks, has taken a $750,000 minority stake in toon streaming site Crunchyroll. Details of the deal, including the percentage of the stake, were not disclosed.
Five Japanese media companies, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo, Dentsu, Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings and Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, have taken stakes in video-streaming portal site Gyao.
With the selection of Universal's Ridley Scott-helmed "Robin Hood" as opening night film and Tim Burton heading the jury, the Cannes Film Fest is looking Hollywood-friendly.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has set the date for next year's film awards as Feb. 13.
The creative team that got "Smallville" off the ground for Warner Bros. TV has filed a breach of contract suit against the studio.
U.K. exhibition loop Curzon Cinemas has inked a pact with entertainment retailer HMV to open up to 20 upscale multiplexes in urban center locations.