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The Producers Guild of America has tapped Hawk Koch for its Charles FitzSimons award for extraordinary service on behalf of the PGA.
Paramount Pictures has signed veteran production exec Michael Aguilar and scribe Dean Georgaris to a two-year, first-look production deal.
Dennis Higgins has joined Intermedia as VP, corporate communications and publicity. Higgins will oversee Intermedia's corporate branding and supervise publicity on the company's film projects in…
Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry and Mel Brooks will provide the starring voices of the 20th Century Fox Animation production "Robots."
Lew Rywin, producer of Oscar-winning films "The Pianist" and "Schindler's List," was charged with corruption in his native Poland over the weekend.
This truly is the era of the tentpole overseas, as at home, with one giant pic dominating biz in most major territories. Last weekend the stand-outs were "The Matrix Reloaded" in Japan, "2 Fast 2…
Gotham-based foundation the Global Film Initiative has acquired five international titles that have gathered admirers on the festival circuit for its Distribution and Education Programs.
Cult '60s counterculture drug pic "The Trip" has been passed by the British Board of Film Classification after 35 years.
Hyping the Lido's importance to industryites, Venice Intl. Film fest director Moritz de Hadeln is pushing for 25 commercial stands at the Excelsior Hotel and intends to screen out-of-competition pics…
The seventh annual American Black Film Festival unspools June 18-22 in Miami, with a bigger industry sponsor and a bigger industry presence in its second year Stateside.