BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has upped Gareth Williams to senior VP of content and production for South America.
Gaul's Kinology has picked up international rights to Finnish fantasy "Rare Exports," directed by first-timer Jalmari Helander.
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Argentina's Ventana Sur, the Latin American film mart run in association with the Cannes Film Festival, will unspool Dec. 3-6 in Buenos Aires with a new online service to expand sales opportunities.
In a move that indicates Abu Dhabi's rising prominence as a global media and entertainment brand, the Middle East Film Festival has been renamed the Abu Dhabi Film Festival and launched a $500,000…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) are the latest lawmakers to throw their support behind the Performance Rights Act, in what recording artists hope…
The Producers Guild of America has added Ted Turner to its speaker lineup for the second annual Produced By Conference, to be held June 4-6 at Fox Studios.
Federal regulators have approved two exchanges designed to trade in film futures, but there's now big question as to whether it will ever see the light of day. Sen. Blanche Lincoln's Wall Street…
A long-running federal wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles over the fatal shooting of Notorious B.I.G. has been dismissed, although the move is not likely to be the last legal word…
The U.S. version of popular British format "Top Gear" begins production today, with the 10-episode inaugural season scheduled to premiere on History in the fall.
The popularity of both Hollywood and local productions is on the rise in Germany but for vastly different reasons.
Russia's most expensive movie ever, the $55 million sequel to Nikita Mikhalkov's 1995 Oscar winning 'Burnt by the Sun," opens in Moscow and across the country Thursday.