The National Endowment for the Arts announced an expansion of projects eligible for grants, including a form usually demonized on Capitol Hill: Video games. Alyce Myatt, the NEA's director of media…
Fox Intl. has crossed the $1 billion mark in offshore grosses for calendar 2011, the third consecutive year the studio reached the milestone first among its competitors.
Voltage Productions, the production arm of Nicolas Chartier's Voltage Pictures, is financing and producing a new fugitive thriller dubbed "Borderline," with Rod Lurie ("The Contender," "Straw Dogs")…
Flash back a year ago, and the picture was of discontent among gay and lesbian activists with repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell in doubt and unhappiness that the Obama administration was defending the…
Anne Mensah has been tapped as head of drama at U.K. pay TV company BSkyB.
Franco-German cultural web Arte has picked up controversial miniseries "The Kennedys."
Paris-based Other Angle Pictures has acquired international rights to "Case depart," a comedy from Alain Goldman's Legende Films ("La Vie en rose").
Giant Chinese dotcom company Tencent has bought a 4.6% stake in shingle Huayi Brothers for 450 million yuan ($69.3 million), the first step by the Shenzhen-based Tencent to expand beyond its…
ARP Selection, one of Gaul's leading distribution and co-production shingles, has acquired a raft of English-language indie pics, including Barry Levinson's "The Bay" and J.C. Chandor's Kevin Spacey…
In advance of what looks set to be a strong year for indies at the Cannes Film Festival market, Stuart Ford's IM Global announced a slate of nine pics it will shop to buyers.
Splendid Films has acquired CMG's zombie comedy "Deadheads" for German speaking Europe and Dutch speaking Benelux in a pre-Cannes deal.