In an effort to stem the flow of red ink on its balance sheet, animation house Film Roman has tapped industry veteran David B. Pritchard to manage the company's business affairs as president and CEO.
A double dose of eternal maverick Woody Allen --- in scripted and unscripted forms --- set the tone for a lineup embracing American indies but snubbing studio product at the 54th Venice Intl. Film…
Larry Jacobson, VP of Fox TV and executive VP and chief financial officer of the Fox Broadcasting Co., may, in the next few weeks, be promoted to president of the Fox Network, sources say.
Former NBC exec and TV producer Brian Pike is joining Creative Artists Agency as an agent in the television department, where he'll focus on telefilms and miniseries.
Bela Bajaria has been named manager of movies and miniseries at Warner Bros. TV, reporting to Gregg Maday, senior VP of movies and minis.
Lena Evans, veteran post-production exec and former prexy of f/x house Optical Illusions, has signed on as exec vice president at Caliban Filmworks, a digital post house that creates special effects…
Telescene Film Group president Robin Spry announced Wednesday that the Montreal-based company has hired two new executives to consolidate the management team following Telescene's recent public…
Director Peter Bogdanovich, whose latest literary endeavor, "Who the Devil Made It," also made the bestseller list, will be the guest of honor at a private book-signing and reception to benefit…
Jeep Swenson, a character actor who most recently appeared in Warner Bros.' "Batman & Robin," died Aug. 18 of heart failure at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 40.
Ten films from 18 participating countries have been selected to compete for the Penang Pearl Award in the first East Asian Film and TV Festival, which begins Thursday and runs through Sept. 3.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%