Age Hoffart has been tapped as head of SF Norge's cinema department. He will also join the company's board.
Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based international sales house Fortissimo Films has picked up world rights outside Scandinavia to Icelandic comedy "Country Farm."
MGM is in advanced negotiations to acquire all U.S. rights to Rob Schneider's directorial debut "Big Stan" from Crystal Sky Pictures.
The Lippin Group Chairman/CEO Dick Lippin will receive the Humanitarian Award from the Tower Cancer Research Foundation at their annual Gala on Sunday, May 20. International singing star Sheryl Crow…
Warner China Film, the joint venture of Warner Bros. and state-owned conglom China Film Group, is greenlighting a package of movies for production in China.
Hospitalized children will now be able to escape to the movies, after Canadian filmmaker Barry Avrich spearheaded the construction of a C$1 million ($910,000) state-of-the-art movie theater at the…
As a stripped-to-essentials "canned theater" version of a classic Jacobean drama, "The Changeling" likely will prove most useful as a teaching tool in college-level drama courses. First-time feature…
Bold Films is pairing with visual effects house the Orphanage to produce "Legion," a supernatural thriller that marks the directorial debut of Scott Stewart. Shooting begins in the fall.
The Sundance Channel is making a push into bigger movies, snapping up TV rights to a number of titles from small and mid-size distribs. The controversial bestiality doc "Zoo" and Uganda youth…
Jun S. Oh has joined Warner Independent Pictures as VP and head of business and legal affairs. Oh will report directly to Warner Independent prexy Polly Cohen.