Writer-director Brett Morgen's docu "Chicago 10," which revisits the famous Chicago Conspiracy Trial that followed the 1968 Democratic National Convention, will open the 2007 Sundance Film Fest on…
Continuing his association with the Marrakech Intl. Film Festival, Martin Scorsese's U.S. hit "The Departed" will open the fest's sixth edition, which runs Dec. 1-9.
Grace Carley has been appointed managing director of All Industry Marketing, an agency that promotes cinemagoing in the U.K.
Flexing its beefed up buying muscle, Spain's top indie distributor Manga Films has acquired all Spanish rights to a four pic-package from sales agent Nu Image, headed by Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo…
ContentFilm, the London-based film and TV sales and distribution group, has reported a pre-tax profit of £1.4 million ($2.6 million) for the six months to Sep. 30, against a loss of $1.9 million in…
Warner Bros. is moving up the release date of Clint Eastwood’s Japanese-language “Letters From Iwo Jima” — the companion pic to “Flags of Our Fathers” — from Feb. 9 to Dec. 20. New frame puts…
Tim Firth has been hired to adapt Ahmet Zappa’s kids’ book “The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless” for Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Walt Disney Pictures.
Touchstone Television's executive suite is now fully staffed. Julia Franz, studio's exec VP in charge of creative affairs, has added or promoted four veepees to Touchstone's drama, comedy and current…
A. Smith & Co. is looking to produce television "For Dummies." The "Hell's Kitchen" producer has inked an overall production pact with John Wiley & Sons, the publisher behind the "For Dummies" brand…
James Bond appears to have won over one of his toughest adversaries yet -- China's film censor. The Film Board has passed 007's latest outing, "Casino Royale," for release -- the first time Ian…
Film funder Telefilm Canada will finance 13 English-Canadian features including "Emotional Arithmetic," starring Susan Sarandon, Christopher Plummer, Gabriel Byrne, Roy Dupuis and Max von Sydow.