Gallic pols will consider a bill Wednesday that would legalize peer-to-peer file-sharing of music and films in return for a flat royalty fee. French Culture Minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres will…
Capitol Films has picked up Irish director Paddy Breathnach's upcoming horror movie "Shrooms" for worldwide sale. Pic, which starts shooting March 20, is about five American students on a camping…
Entertainment PR and marketing firm Rogers & Cowan has launched a London film division headed by Janine Azern who joins as VP, film. She will report to Nikki Parker, executive VP, international film…
Hong Kong musical "Perhaps Love" topped the Chinese Film Critics Assn.'s annual list of the top 10 Chinese-language pics of 2005.
The South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival unveiled its full competish lineup Sunday, and plans to unspool 115 features this year overall. Fest, which runs March 10-18 in Austin, Texas, culled…
New Line has promoted Michael Disco and Sam Brown to creative executive slots and Campbell McInnes to story editor.
Arclight Films has picked up worldwide rights to helmer Arthur Allan Seidelman's "The Sisters," a contemporary retelling of Chekhov's story starring Maria Bello, Elizabeth Banks and Mary Stuart…
Brian Daly, former Sony VP of creative advertising, and Thomas C. Grane, former 20th Century Fox senior VP of promotional content, have founded Mob Scene Creative Prods.
Willem Dafoe and Scott Speedman are starring in the indie pic "Anamorph" for production banner Kamala Films. Peter Stormare, Clea DuVall and James Rebhorn also star in the psychological thriller…
"A History of Violence" helmer David Cronenberg will next direct "Maps to the Stars," a Bruce Wagner-scripted darkly comic drama about Hollywood excess and intrigue. Lensing will begin in the fall on…