The Intl. Documentary Assn. has announced 24 finalists in four catgeories for its 22nd Annual Distringuished Documentary Achievement Awards, including "An Incovenient Truth."
Film shingle Wind Dancer Prods. is expanding, securing a private-equity fund and broadening its development ambitions.
Documentary film festival Ambulante, set up last year by Mexican thesps Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal via their Canana shingle, will unspool a second edition in February.
Three-year-old MarVista Entertainment, a TV producer and distributor of family entertainment, is moving into the theatrical arena with the acquisition of international distribution rights (excluding…
Hollywood union publicists have selected Sony Pictures toppers Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal to receive their Motion Picture Showmanship Award.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the crew of the low-budget feature "Dream Boy" in St. Francisville, La.
Roberto Ando's films are the cinematic equivalent of slick designer hotels: they look gorgeous, feel chic, and are full of beautiful people, yet there's no comfort beyond cold surface charms. "Secret…
More than 20 years ago, Switzerland became the only nation to legalize assisted suicide. Fernand Melgar's docu "Exit: The Right to Die" thus examines an accepted practice with clear parameters…
In news that surprised the indie world Tuesday, distributor ThinkFilm was sold to L.A. entrepreneur David Bergstein, who owns U.K.-based foreign sales agent and film financing company Capitol Films…
Spearheaded by the boffo success in Germany of soccer doc "Deutschland: Ein Sommermarchen," homegrown fare performed well across Europe this weekend.