Former eBay president Jeff Skoll has founded Participant Prods., a privately financed production shingle based in Los Angeles that plans to focus on projects that are both commercially viable and…
Paramount Pictures has sky-high hopes that action spoof "Team America" by "South Park" honchos Trey Parker and Matt Stone can be ready for a pre-election release.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has elected Henry Sheehan of KPCC-FM's "Film Week" as president for 2004-05 and set Dec. 18 as the voting date for this year's awards.
DreamWorks has extended its syndication movie deal with Tribune Entertainment to cover 10 recent titles.
Golden Globe nominations will be announced Dec. 13. Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper. * * * Stephen J. Cannell Prods. owns “The A-Team,” being distributed on DVD by Universal; Universal…
IDT Entertainment, which owns such companies as Film Roman, Mainframe and Anchor Bay, has created a worldwide-distribution company specializing in animated movies and TV series.
Universal Pictures has promoted Andrew Fenady to senior VP of physical production. Fenady's duties include overseeing filmmakers and managing budgeting, scheduling and hiring crews for films.
"Finding Nemo," "Seabiscuit" and "Dirty Pretty Things" have been tapped as finalists for this year's Humanitas Prize.
ThinkFilm has boarded director Clement Virgo's "Lie With Me," picking up North American distribution and retaining all international rights. Sexually charged drama started shooting Wednesday in…
A House lawmaker Wednesday introduced a bill designed to greenlight movie-filtering products that skip over violence and smut.