Zeitgeist Films has scooped up domestic theatrical and homevideo rights to Gonzalo Arijon's airplane crash survival doc "Stranded: I've Come From a Plane That Crashed in the Mountains."
The contract expires June 30, but for Screen Actors Guild honchos, D-Day really arrives on July 8. That's the date when AFTRA ballots -- worded in obtuse legalese guaranteed to confuse even the most…
Ealing Studios Intl. has racked up sales for Julian Fellowes sophomore directorial effort "From Time to Time."
Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) will match 2007's e34 million ($53 million) film investment this year -- but will back fewer fiction pics.
Warners has upped its top anti piracy exec and realigned the department to focus on revenue growth in addition to revenue protection.
Writer-director George Gallo will direct Oxymoron Entertainment's first feature, "Middle Men," a comedy chronicling the start of the Internet porn biz.
Producer Jon Avnet and Robert Rosen, dean of the UCLA School of Film and Television, will receive special achievement awards from the Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors.
"Kung Fu Panda" made a boffo bow in the Sichuan earthquake zone Saturday after regulators initially pulled the pic following complaints it might offend earthquake victims.
Scott Hamilton Kennedy's "The Garden" won the Sterling Award for U.S. feature at SilverDocs, the documentary film fest held by the American Film Institute and Discovery Channel in Silver Spring, Md.
Ruth Gallo has rejoined the Writers Guild of America East as assistant executive director.
Washington Post exec editor Leonard Downie has retired. His last day will be Sept. 8.