Douglas Tirola, former head of production and development at Emerging Pictures, has set up Fourth Row Films in Gotham as a film-TV production shingle.
Paramount Pictures has signed "Elf" producers Todd Komarnicki and Jon Berg to a first-look production deal through their Guy Walks Into a Bar shingle.
Vaulted by an explosion of original buzzworthy series, basic cable will beat broadcast and grab a larger share of audiences for the second year in a row.
Fox Searchlight has promoted Breena Camden to exec VP of publicity and promotions, reporting to marketing topper Nancy Utley.
Val Kilmer has signed with International Creative Management.
Former Paramount exec and dot-com entrepreneur David Wertheimer has joined the Institute for Creative Technologies as managing director.
The Santa Barbara Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 19th edition, including three world preems and five U.S. preems.
The ever-diminishing line between news and exploitation is explored with B-movie gruesomeness in Chad Ferrin's "The Ghouls," a no-budget horror opus. Using its genre as an avenue for social…
The Intl. Press Academy announced the nominees for its eighth Satellite Awards on Wednesday. Awards ceremony will be held Feb. 21 at the St. Regis Hotel in Century City.