Focus Features has laid the fiscal groundwork to enhance African filmmakers' pics that are made in Africa via its Africa First Program. Five filmmakers will be awarded $10,000 in financing for post…
DreamWorks has acquired screen rights to "The 39 Clues," a multiplatform adventure series to be launched in the fall by Scholastic Media. Steven Spielberg is eyeing the project as a directing vehicle.
Peace Arch and ContentFilm will merge their U.S. home entertainment units next month in a joint venture expected to cut combined overhead by 30%.
Disney was the biggest winner at Tuesday night's Saturn Awards as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror presented three trophies to "Enchanted," including top fantasy pic, and four to…
Spain is selling fewer TV shows and pics to the U.S., according to export statistics published by Spanish producers body Fapae on Tuesday.
Argentina's Mar del Plata Intl. Film Festival has tapped Fernando Pena to be second-in-command at Latin America's only FIAPF Class A festival.
China Star Entertainment will sell its stake in Chinese film distributor Riche Multi-Media and a smaller stake in production services and distribution company Brilliant Arts for a total of HK $331…
Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production prexy Oren Aviv will be honored at the 34th annual Dinner of Champions at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on Sept. 25.
MGM has acquired April Blair's comedy pitch "Still You" and attached Aline Brosh McKenna and "Wild Hogs" director Walt Becker to produce.
FX has agreed to pony up about $11 million for exclusive network-window rights to Sony's "You Don't Mess With the Zohan."
Producer William Vince, who received an Oscar nom for "Capote," died of sarcoma June 21 in Vancouver, B.C. He was 44.