The U.K. leads the race for this year's Banff World Television Awards with 35 nominations, followed by the U.S. with 22.
Five Bollywood pics will slug it out in both the film and helmer categories at the Intl. Indian Film Academy awards, one of the biggest kudos shows in the Bollywood calendar.
Film commissions from around the globe converged in Santa Monica last week for their yearly three-day confab.
Fox is in a legal dispute with its sometime Russian partner Gemini Film Intl. over nonpayment of box office revenues.
The WGA West has selected Don M. Mankiewicz to receive its Morgan Cox award for service to the guild in helping to empower his fellow writers.
IFC Entertainment has secured North American rights to Madonna's directorial debut, "Filth and Wisdom."
Columbia Pictures has snapped up Johnny Rosenthal's action-adventure spec "Iron Jack" for $1.25 million against $2 million. Todd Garner is producing through his Broken Road Prods. banner.
A three-day trial over an unauthorized Harry Potter encyclopedia ended Wednesday with a flash of anger from J.K. Rowling.
Brigitte Bardot is back on trial in France, facing charges of fanning discrimination and racial hatred against Muslims.
Hazel Court, an English beauty who co-starred with the likes of Boris Karloff and Vincent Price in "The Raven" and other popular horror movies of the 1950s and '60s, died April 15 near Lake Tahoe…
New distrib Delanic Films has struck a three-year deal for Anchor Bay Entertainment U.K. to handle the DVD release of its movies.