Christopher Violette has been appointed head of music for Kirk D'Amico's indie film production, financing and sales outfit Myriad Pictures.
In an important decision outlining the scope of celebrities' rights of publicity, a federal appeals court Friday overturned a $3 million trial court verdict in favor of Dustin Hoffman, who sued over…
Artists Production Group, aligned with Vivendi's StudioCanal, has purchased the spec script "The American" from scribe Aaron Feldman.
Tech company Itemus has been hit by another lawsuit from an irate creditor of Shooting Gallery, the Gotham shingle it bought this year, and the sea of red ink now threatens to capsize the…
A complete retrospective of Stanley Kubrick films -- capped by "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" with helmer Steven Spielberg on hand -- a tribute to producer Joel Silver and a carte blanche programming…
French auteur Eric Rohmer will travel to Venice to receive a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement during the 58th edition of the festival.
United Intl. Pictures has tapped Philip Anders exec VP, finance and administration. Anders, who spent the last eight years at U.K.-based publishing group Emap as chief financial officer of Emap…
Chloe Sevigny, Connie Nielsen and Gina Gershon are in Paris shooting Olivier Assayas' $6 million thriller "Demonlover."
Giampaolo Sodano, a veteran of Italian TV and more recently an active player in the film industry, has been appointed president of Italy's national distributors union Unidim. He replaces…
Life keeps getting worse for Italian producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori, who now is being questioned by Rome magistrates for possession of cocaine.
Polish helmer Krzysztof Zanussi is planning to shoot a sequel to his fest prize-winner "Life as a Sexually Transmitted Disease." The new film, to lens this summer, is titled "Supplement." Owing to a…