2929 Prods., the film production and financing arm of Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban's 2929 Entertainment, has acquired tyro scribe Clayton Surratt's spec "342."
John McGuire has been tapped VP of business and legal affairs at the Jim Henson Co.
Biz veteran Daryl Duke has been tapped to receive the John Drainie Award at the Banff Television Festival.
Jon Fitzgerald and Mitch Levine have launched Festival Consulting Group, which aids fests in sponsorship, strategic planning and production services.
Dances With Films has announced the slate for its 2004 sprocket opera. Set to take place June 10-16, fest will feature more than 90 films, all from unknown filmmakers.
Just 10 days into the merger of NBC and Universal, the international distrib arms of the two companies pulled together plans to mount joint viewing sessions during the L.A. Screenings event.
The Sundance Institute has selected five filmmakers for its initial class of Annenberg Film Fellows.
To the editor: In contrast to the apparent attack on the entertainment industry at a meeting of a Senate Commerce Committee hearing May 11 for failing to help stamp out cigarette smoking in films, it…
To the Editor: After winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes, Michael Moore quipped that there is only one country whose people can’t see his film. He was, of course, referring to the United States. What…
If you notice groups of well-heeled folks walking purposefully on the studio lots this week, they’re not tourists who’ve suddenly gotten a wardrobe makeover: They’re part of the 1300 foreign TV…