The Rome Film Festival has named the panel that will help artistic director Piera Detassis select pics for this year's edition, which runs from Oct. 15 to 23.
Pinewood Shepperton, Europe's leading studios group, will receive the award for outstanding British contribution to cinema at the British Academy Film Awards ceremony at London's Royal Opera House on…
Gallic shingle Memento Films Intl.'s three Berlinale screeners have racked up international pre-sales in the run-up to the fest.
A terrific little yarn about pluck, perseverance and friendship overcoming the odds, "Lightbulb" is exactly what's needed in these troubled times. The reality-based story of two struggling inventors…
A death row guard is rewarded with a much-needed week's holiday for helping execute an inmate he's fond of.
A quietly majestic survey of the hard-won successes and instructive failures of the American environmental movement.
A longtime militant environmentalist is held up for close scrutiny in "Pirate for the Sea," a homemade-style docu in which filmmaker Ron Colby's admiring stance doesn't shroud the downside of the…
Horror pic scribe Neal Marshall Stevens has inked a deal with Studio 407 to create two comicbooks, "Havoc Brigade" and "Demon Squad," which the company may adapt into features.
CBS Films has tapped Daniel Barnz to write and direct teen romancer "Beastly," with Susan Cartsonis producing via her Storefront Films shingle.
Screen Gems has promoted Pamela Kunath to exec VP-general manager.
Looking to reload its executive roster after several high-profile exits last year, Silver Pictures has hired former Rogue Pictures executive Alex Heineman to be senior VP and promoted many other…