Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has picked up rights to "Outpost" for a series of territories, most of them English-speaking.
Jordanian animation shingle Rubicon has inked a strategic partnership with MGM Studios, the first part of which is a co-financing and co-producing joint venture on "Pink Panther & Pals." Work on the…
Tribeca Enterprises, parent org of the Gotham film festival, is teaming with the William Morris Agency to present a two-day program of indie film in Beijing.
Congress tipped its hat Monday to the life and work of Jack Valenti, whose commitment to public service is still being hailed as a model.
Who needs soundstages anyway? Digital production, it seemed, was going to make those big barns a thing of the past. "300," after all, was shot almost entirely with greenscreen, with mostly virtual…
Yet another private equity fund is being set up to invest in modestly budgeted Hollywood movies. Midwestern real estate financier Tony Reynolds is putting together Select Film Fund, which plans to…
In a testament to Wall Street's continued love affair with the movie biz, Legendary Pictures said it has raised an additional $1 billion in coin and extended its partnership with Warner Bros. through…
A trio of toon veterans are launching Frederator Films as an indie feature film company with a mission to produce 2-D animated genre movies budgeted below $20 million.
Legendary sitcom creator Norman Lear has recruited top television writers for a series of voter awareness short films to be distributed across sites such as MySpace and YouTube.
Charlie Koones, prexy and publisher of the Variety Group, and Rochelle Slovin, director of the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, announced on Monday a partnership to launch a series of…