The European Film Academy will present Roman Polanski with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming European Film Awards in Warsaw.
Greek web Star Channel has picked up Israeli format "Love Lab" from SevenOne Intl., the distribution arm of Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 group.
Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch will star in "Stuart: A Life Backwards," Neal Street Productions' adaptation of Alexander Masters' biography of a homeless alcoholic with a violent past for HBO…
In the first major sale of Venice Golden Lion winner "Still Life," arthouse distrib Lucky Red has acquired Italian rights to the doculike pic by Chinese helmer Jia Zhangke. Zhangke's depiction of the…
For Thursday's Academy preem of "Hollywoodland," Focus went to considerable effort to include Old Hollywood in both guest list and venue.
Lionsgate has upped Elizabeth Kim to senior VP of international sales. She'll be responsible for feature film sales in Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and key European territories. She'll also…
DVD distributor Docurama is teaming with Shadow Distribution to release Tribeca fave "Air Guitar Nation" into theaters. Movie, which hits theaters in the spring, also will air on VH1 in 2008. Net in…
Recently named ICM co-prexy Chris Silbermann won't have much time for sleep this year, having also been named president of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society.
Blair Rich has been promoted to senior VP of marketing and creative advertising at Warner Bros. Pictures Intl. New post will expand Rich's strategic role in the marketing of all WB films released in…
VH1 is spinning off a female version of its No. 1 show "Flavor of Love." Cable network has greenlit production on 10 episodes of an untitled series from executive producers Cris Abrego and Mark…