Lise Middleton, former Fox international veep, has joined Berlin-based distrib A Company Consulting & Licensing as head of distribution for theatrical and home entertainment.
"Pan's Labyrinth" has scooped the BBC4 World Cinema Award.
Two former British Film Institute staffers, John Flahive and Anne Billard, have launched a new sales company, Wavelength Pictures, to handle arthouse features, docs and shorts.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
Claire Danes has joined Zac Efron in the cast of helmer Richard Linklater's "Me & Orson Welles."
Strong sales in vidgames and electronics made up for a weak movie and TV perf at Sony, which reported a 10% rise in sales and a 25% jump in net income for the fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 31.
Claude Lelouch's "Roman de gare" will make its U.S. preem Feb. 29 as the opening night film of Lincoln Center's 13th annual Rendez-Vous With French Cinema fest.
If Showtime has its way, those expensive, extravagant Emmy screeners may soon be a thing of the past.
DreamWorks has acquired all domestic and remake rights to Slamdance Fest entry "Paranormal Activity," Oren Peli's micro-budget hand-held haunted house pic.
Universal and Working Title partners Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner have tapped Kevin Macdonald to direct "Bobby Fischer Goes to War."
Matt Reeves is in early talks with Paramount to direct a "Cloverfield" sequel, and he has also made a deal with GreeneStreet Films to direct "The Invisible Woman."