High-definition film festival HDFEST-LA will be held Friday and Saturday at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood.
Lynne Boyarsky has joined Elizabeth Hurley and Hugh Grant's Simian Films as senior VP to develop and produce film, TV and cable projects.
Propaganda Films has paid mid-six figures for feature rights to "Helter Skelter," the 1975 book by former L.A. District Attorney Vincent Bugliosi that details the Manson Family murders and Bugliosi's…
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Twentieth Century Fox has upped senior veep of business affairs Stephen Plum to exec veep. With his new title, Plum will continue to supervise business affairs for Fox 2000 Pictures, overseeing…
It's hard to imagine a more relieved group of distribs gathered into one place than the collection who'd just finished watching a 26-minute film from New Zealand that cost $270 million.
The new specialty network Independent Film Channel Canada (IFC) has appointed Johanna Lunn Montgomery director of programming.
Toonz Animation India plans to produce an animated show about the Taj Mahal. The animation company, based in the southern state of Kerala, is affiliated with Toonz Animation in the U.S.
Having shared the limelight with new artistic director Thierry Fremaux and new managing director Veronique Cayla throughout the just-concluded Cannes Intl. Film Festival, Gilles Jacob stood on the…
A record P&A budget of $400,000 will be spent to promote the final release from Norway's Norsk Film -- Thomas Robsahm Tognazzi's "The Greatest Thing." The pic also has been selected to open the 29th…
The 36th Karlovy Vary Film Festival has lined up its main jury for the July 5-14 event.