Nu Image/Millennium Films has acquired film rights to "Buck Rogers," and will give live action screen treatment to the venerable pilot who awakens in the 25th Century and battles evil.
Arclight Films Intl. has acquired Conquistador Worldwide Media and tapped Pascal Borno as its new president of sales and acquisitions.
One French newspaper summed up the first few days of the 1968 Cannes Film Festival as "dozing in the sunshine, far from the barricades." It was a massive contrast to events in Paris, where students…
Forty years after the tumultuous events of 1968, six films that failed to unspool at the fest that year are included in 2008's Cannes Classics lineup. A sneak peek: PEPPERMINT FRAPPE (SPAIN) Helmer…
Three portraits dominate Gilles Jacob's homey office at Cannes Festival headquarters in Paris. Propped against walls are mounted posters of Francois Truffaut and Marlene Dietrich. Above a sofa, in a…
Jim Brehm has been named senior VP of sales at Warner Bros. Intl. TV, in charge of Canada, Latin America and Asia.
If the Cinefondation is the closest thing the Cannes festival has to a graduate school, then fest prexy Gilles Jacob makes a marvelous Mr. Chips.
When Gilles Jacob took over as Cannes' general delegate from Maurice Bessy in 1978, he immediately set about stream-lining the festival. One of Jacob's first significant acts was to create Un Certain…
With SAG pushed to the sidelines until the end of the month, the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists and the majors have held two days of news-free negotiations.
Why, then, should this body of work which amounts almost to a scientific programme so often leave one with a sense of dissatisfaction?
The Directors Guild of America has promoted veteran exec Jon Larson to the newly created position of associate Western exec director.