Michael Elson has ankled as head of film and chief operating officer of London-based post production facility Moving Picture Company to pursue other film production interests.
The Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival has received a 50% increase in its core budget, with the U.K. Film Council awarding the event an extra £1.88 million ($3.8 million) over the next three years.
Miramax Films and producer Scott Rudin have acquired screen rights to Richard Price's novel "Lush Life," just published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Marvel Studios has engineered its first major TV deal since going independent in 2005, preselling the cable rights to "Iron Man" and "The Incredible Hulk" to FX along with three more superhero movies…
Veteran producer and studio exec Joe Pichirallo has been tapped to oversee feature film production and development at the Gold Co.
CBS Films has paid $1 million for Dan Fogelman's untitled boomers-in-Vegas comedy pitch. Story revolves around four semi-retired baby boomers who embark on a getaway to Sin City.
South Korean film "With a Girl of Black Soil" was Sunday named as the best film at the tenth running of the Deauville Asian Film Festival (March 12-16) in France.
Caveman adventure "10,000 BC" hunted down plenty of foreign coin as it dominated the weekend at the international box office with $38 million from 6,900 playdates in 30 markets.
Recently launched Korean sales company Fine Cut has expanded its slate with a pair of pickups from United Pictures, a new shingle headed by a trio of leading Korean producers.
Celestial Pictures will soon release 1984 romantic-comedy "Behind the Yellow Line" on Blu-Ray DVD, its first title on the high-definition format.
The Weinstein Co. has inked an output deal with Sundream Motion Pictures, which is also ramping up its movie production with two projects to be announced at this week's FilMart Asian pic market in…