RKO Pictures has tapped former New Line executive producer Peter Morgan as veep of development and has upped veepee Julia Halperin to head of development.
Longtime Toronto Intl. Film Festival international programmer Kay Armatage is beginning a one-year sabbatical, fest director Piers Handling said Wednesday.
Natalie Brenner has joined FilmFour as deputy head of international film sales.
The specialty arena suffered the same problems as the big guys in 2001: Hiccups due to potential strikes; rising print and ad costs; an exhibition crisis; increased competition for critics' attention…
Capitol Films, the London-based sales company run by Jane Barclay and Sharon Harel, has hired indie exec Ronna Wallace as its U.S. consultant.
The signs look good for Stuart Till's new worldwide film production and distribution company. On Wednesday he confirmed that the new venture will be called Signpost Films and announced the first…
Gotham-based post-production facility Edgeworx has launched Definition, a new digital solutions company whose first client is USA Films' Robert Evans biopic "The Kid Stays in the Picture," skedded to…
New Line Cinema has acquired feature rights to the 1991 wartime bio saga "Lieutenant Ramsey's War: From Horse Soldier to Guerrilla Commander," with "White Oleander" helmer Peter Kosminsky attached to…
Fresh from helming "Monster's Ball," Swiss filmmaker Marc Forster will direct "Never Land," to be produced by Richard Gladstein for Miramax Films.
"L.I.E," a Sundance 2000 pic nabbed by Gotham-based distributor Lot 47, snared six IFP/West Independent Spirit Award nominations, announced late Tuesday at the El Rey Theater in Hollywood.
Universal Studios Home Video broke away from the starting grid in 2002 at the same pace it ended 2001, with last summer's breakout hit "The Fast and the Furious" selling so fast that it is leaving…