Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) will chair the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, which has a big influence on broadcasting, cable and Internet policy. Walden, who has been in Congress…
India's Reliance Broadcast Network and Rupert Murdoch's Star India have joined forces to create the Big Star Entertainment Awards.
Increased screening opportunities for 3D films will be one of the changes at the Berlinale's European Film Market next year.
BBC Worldwide veteran Helen Jackson has been tapped as the outfit's managing director of content and production.
Chinese distrib China Lion is planning a day-and-date release of Feng Xiaogang's laffer "If You Are the One 2" in China and in North America on Dec. 24.
Terry Gilliam is godfathering "1884," to be co-produced by U.K.'s Steam Driven Films and France's 2d3D Animations.
"Sesame Street's Big Bird Looks at the World" will debut on Shanghai's tyke-skewed Haha Channel on Dec. 22.
Japan's box office has hit a record 220 billion yen ($2.65 billion), topping the $2.54 billion notched up in 2004, according to figures from distrib Toho.