The Writers Guild of America East has unionized writers for iLarious, touting the deal as the first time that content writers for an iPhone application have been repped by a labor union.
The Chinese operator of a website selling thousands of pirated Hollywood DVDs has been sentenced to 14 months in prison and fined by a Beijing court.
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The British government has asked the BBC to consider selling its commercial arm, BBC Worldwide.
Tine Klint, former head of sales at Nordisk Film and TrustNordisk, has launched her own sales and distribution shingle, LevelK.
ITV Studios Global Ent. has upped Richard Life to the newly created role of head of acquisitions and co-productions.
Argentina's Haddock Films and Spain's Tornasol Films, producers of the country's foreign Oscar hopeful "The Secret in Their Eyes," have partnered again to produce thriller "Criminal."
Argentine comedian Guillermo Francella will topline Ana Katz's "Los Marziano," a dramedy about the reunion of a dysfunctional family.
The three Quebec pics that repped Canada at this year's Cannes Film Festival are among the films selected by the Toronto Intl. Film Festival for its ninth annual list of the top 10 domestic features…
Focus Features has set Steve McQueen to direct "Fela," a feature film based on the life of African musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti -- the subject of the recently opened Broadway musical…
The stars and CEOs from Hollywood and Broadway who were eager to descend on the Obama White House for the annual Kennedy Center Honors this past weekend found the place a lot frostier and less…
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. First off, I've been on an assignment for much of today, so the postings are a bit sporadic. A few items today: Disney CEO Robert Iger issued his…
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