The Durban Film Festival has stepped in to fill the film market void created by the 2007 demise of the Sithengi Film and Television Market, South Africa's leading mart.
Michael Ball will reprise his role as Edna Turnblad in the U.K. tour of "Hairspray," launching in the spring.
Bob Berney and Bill Pohlad's new distrib Apparition will release GK Films' "The Young Victoria."
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Filmfest Oldenburg will pay homage to Bruno Barreto as well as Scott McGehee and David Siegel.
Some 350 execs from around the world will make the trek to Kenya next month for the Discop Africa 2 TV mart.
Traditional TV webs are more likely to benefit from the growing popularity of online video than dedicated Internet-based companies, according to a survey conducted by Deloitte and YouGov.
Spanish premium paybox Canal Plus Spain has taken exclusive rights to a package of series and telepics from HBO, led by the jewel in HBO's 2010 programming crown, WWII epic "The Pacific."
Indian-owned post-production conglom Prime Focus Group is reorganizing its leadership as it moves to gain more business in Hollywood and the U.K.
China's political cabinet, the State Council, has appointed film censor and producer Zhang Pimin deputy director of the powerful State Administration of Radio, Film and Television.
Saudi authorities have closed an office of Arab TV satcaster LBC after it broadcast an interview with a man speaking frankly about sex and showing off erotic toys, a government official said.