Madcap semi-documentary "The Shutka Book of Records" takes a laughing look at the jolly inhabitants of the Macedonian town of Shutka, the largest Rom community in the Balkans -- and probably in the…
"Trudell" obviously is a labor of love, but that may not be such a good thing. More hagiography than history, Heather Rae's long-in-production portrait of Native American activist and poet John…
"The Incredibles" scribe-helmer Brad Bird has signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in all areas. Bird received original screenplay and animated feature Oscar nominations for the…
The Lion's roar faded in the fourth quarter as MGM reported a slump in earnings in a period when it had only one pic in limited release. In one of its last quarterly earnings reports before being…
Film and Music Entertainment has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to "Waking up Dead," which will go out domestically through subsid Celebration Pictures.
Plexifilm has acquired all North American rights to the British Film Institute's cult pic "Radio On."
Here Films has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Julien Hernandez's comedy "Sex, Politics & Cocktails," skedding an April 1 release. Here bought film from Kuba Pictures.
USC School of Cinema-Television Dean Elizabeth Daley has been elected to Avid Technology's board of directors. She replaces Robert M. Halperin, who retired from the board in November.
Focus Features' cult hit "Shaun of the Dead" will become a comicbook miniseries published by IDW Publishing.
Indie banner Wellspring has picked up North American rights to Thomas Vinterberg and Lars von Trier's feature "Dear Wendy." Pic, which screened at Sundance last month, stars Jamie Bell, Bill Pullman…
Groundbreaking in its sympathetic insider depiction of Jewish ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem, "Ushpizin" reps the first collaborative effort between Israel's religious and secular communities, spearheaded…