MDA will co-invest up to $3.5 million for each qualifying project.
Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights from TrustNordisk to "A Somewhat Gentle Man" by Hans Petter Moland.
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Hybrid and event-based documentaries were the talk of the two-day Mip Doc event, which wrapped on Sunday in Cannes.
U.K. shingle Off the Fence is collaborating with two U.S. co-producers on docu series, "Wildest Africa," highlighting the damage being done to the continent's ecosystems.
Tyke toon hit "The Penguins of Madagascar," produced by Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation, has notched more than 40 sales around the world, according to distrib MTV Networks Intl.
Metan Development Group has inked with Tianjin TV in China to produce and distribute its 52-part series "Icons" in China.
Comcast Intl. Media Group has sold format rights for E! hit series "Reality Hell."
Universal Networks Intl.'s recent roll-out of pay webs in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa looks to have defied the economic downturn.
Tiny Fey guest hosted "Saturday Night Live" this evening, which also marked her return as Sarah Palin. She spoofs Palin's turn to TV, this time with a promo for a Sarah Palin Network, with digs at…
Writers Guild of America East has reached a tentative contract agreement with ABC News covering about 250 staffers.
Film and TV composers and lyricists seeking to unionize have gotten the backing of the Writers Guild of America, as well as a handful of Hollywood heavyweights.