Yari Film Group's Bull's Eye Entertainment has hired former DreamWorks exec Leah Keith as senior veepee of development and production. In the newly created post, Keith will focus on broadening the…
For at least one filmmaking branch, this year's Oscar race isn't wide open enough. In December, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences decided not to revive its long-dormant original-musical…
Former Miramax senior VP of production Jeremy Kramer has joined DreamWorks as a production exec. He'll report to production head Adam Goodman.
Viacom co-prexy Leslie Moonves has all but ruled out a single-anchor format when Dan Rather ankles "The CBS Evening News" in March, arguing the single-anchor "voice of God" approach doesn't work…
Fledgling film exporter Magrytte Films Intl. has unveiled six pics it will market at next month's Berlin Film Festival and at Unifrance's four-day Gallic film showcase, the Rendezvous With French…
FilmFlex launched two U.K. video-on-demand ventures Tuesday, backed by Sony, Disney and pay TV specialist On Demand Group.
Universal Pictures has tapped veteran exec Frederick Huntsberry as interim president and chief operating officer to fill in for Rick Finkelstein, who was severely injured in a skiing accident last…
Liberty Media Intl., a subsid of John Malone's mini-conglom, unveiled plans Tuesday to acquire the 47% stake in large cabler UnitedGlobalCom it doesn't already own in a stock deal valued at about…
Possibly as soon as next month, Congress will consider dramatically reducing two key provisions that independent film producers hailed as major victories in last year's corporate tax bill.
Oscar winner Adrien Brody will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences prexy Frank Pierson in announcing the 77th Academy Award nominations on Jan. 25.
Tuning In: The recent disclosure of conservative commentator Armstrong Williams' relationship with the U.S. Dept. of Education -- which paid him $240,000 to shill for the No Child Left Behind act -…