SnagFilms, the nascent digital distribution outfit backed by former top AOL execs, has set pacts with three fests: Hot Docs, Outfest and Full Frame.
"Whatever Works" opens a decidedly leaner and less splashy Tribeca Film Festival this year.
Despite the tough economic climate, especially in the indie sector, GreeneStreet Films has landed a four-year revolving credit facility with CIT Group.
NBC Universal reported a quarterly operating profit plunge of 45% even as parent GE was posting better-than-expected results Friday and buoying Wall Street's spirits.
Elisabeth Shue will topline Dimension Films' "Piranha 3D," which starts shooting in May.
Jonathan Miller was officially named News Corp.'s digital honcho Wednesday, taking on many of the duties of the soon-to-exit Peter Chernin.
Three subsids of kidvid heavyweight Entertainment Rights, whose stables include Casper the Friendly Ghost, VeggieTales and the Lone Ranger, have been acquired by Boomerang Media.
Gotham film and legit producer John Hart, formerly of Hart Sharp, has formed production company Smuggler Films.
The world preem of Barry Levinson's doc "Poliwood" is among the highlights of Tribeca's lineup of special events and panels.
Todd Moscowitz, chief exec of Warner Music Group's indie labels, is expanding his purview to become exec VP at flagship Warner Bros. Records.
A year after moving across town from City Hall into sparkling new Varick Street digs, public radio station WNYC is opening a live entertainment venue on the ground floor.