The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped Janet Weiss director of marketing. Weiss will work year-round on the Oscarcast, devising strategies to maintain and build its national TV aud…
Fox launched a series of major executive moves Monday that will see 20th Century Fox prexy Hutch Parker overseeing both 20th Century Fox and Fox Animation.
Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun -- former business rivals when they headed up Fox and ABC, respectively -- have partnered to launch a multimedia production shingle.
German drama "Valerie" finds the titular washed-up fashion model spending a very un-merry Christmas being homeless in Berlin. Birgit Moller's well-crafted directorial debut won the MK Award for first…
Bollywood film composer O.P. Nayyar died of cardiac arrest Saturday in Mumbai. He was 81. Known for toe-tapping numbers such as classic disco fave "Mera naam Chin Chin Choo" (My Name Is Chin Chin…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will kick off Oscar week with a presentation of "Shorts!," a program featuring the 10 nominated films in the animated and live-action short categories.
Nicholas Paleologos, a former seven-term Massachusetts state legislator, has been tapped to run the new Massachusetts Film Office. Paleologos has also served as producer or exec producer on films…
The WGA West's Animation Writers Caucus has tapped Jules Feiffer to receive its Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement.
The board of the American Cinema Editors has selected Quentin Tarantino to receive its ACE Golden Eddie filmmaker of the year award.
Hand Picked Films principals Michel Shane and Anthony Romano and financier Carlos Melcer have come aboard to produce biopic "Vivaldi" along with Boris Damast and Andrea Kikot of Mechaniks.
In New York: Like daddy, like daughter. Alison Eastwood and Amy Redford, whose fathers are Clint and Robert respectively, are following family tradition. Alison is now helming "Rails and Ties,"…