Bob Yari has taken majority ownership in foreign sales shingle Syndicate Films Intl., as another step toward turning his network of companies into an independent studio.
The neo-noir elements of sexual obsession, duplicitous women and suppressed identities are present in Roberto Ando's feature, "Under a False Name." Idea about a writer's fascination with anonymity…
Zenpix has acquired "A Foreign Affair" and "Reeseville" for U.S. distribution through Innovation Film Group.
Producer Gerald Molen ("Schindler's List") has named scribe David Ranes a partner in his WhiteLight Entertainment.
Kate Winslet is set to play the lead in Liv Ullmann's upcoming film adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen play "A Doll's House."
Charles Leavitt has been hired to rewrite "Okavango" for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Projects by directors Doris Doerrie and Heinrich Breloer have each been granted nearly $2 million in production aid from Bavarian film funding body FFF Bayern, which split $9 million among 29 big…
Teuton DVD distributor E-M-S opened an office in Los Angeles Feb. 1 to review acquisition offers and select titles for domestic distribution.
Argentina's Mar del Plata Film Festival has set the jury for its March 11-20 edition.
British indie Tartan Films is planning to launch a U.S. theatrical and video distribution arm, Tartan USA. Company owner Hamish McAlpine and video topper Alan Partington are in Los Angeles setting up…
Settling that argument about who won an Oscar in 1985 is about to get a lot easier. Verizon Wireless users are gaining access to a new service from cellular application developer Vindigo Studios…