The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has signed a contract with "The Swan" and Swan Prods. for IATSE representation of below-the-line employees.
Spanish digital-TV subscribers are about to gain access to the MGM Channel, a theatrical-movie network tapping into the studio's 4,000-title library.
Michael Moore is close to a deal to secure a mid-summer theatrical distribution for his Palme d'Or-winning documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11."
CanWest Global, the biggest Canadian buyer at the L.A. Screenings, was on even more of a spending spree than usual this year.