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L.A. On-Location Entertainment Production Growth Slows in 2005

On-location entertainment production figures for Los Angeles during 2005 were a dull sequel to 2004's dramatic growth, according to year-end data released today.

Miramax Films Acquires Rights to 'Night Listener,' Starring Academy Award(C) Winner Robin Williams and Toni Collette

Miramax Films has acquired the North American rights to the Hart Sharp Entertainment and IFC Films co-production, "Night Listener," it was announced today from the Sundance Film Festival by company president Daniel Battsek.

PBS Names Paula Kerger New President and CEO

Paula A. Kerger will become the Public Broadcasting Service's sixth president and chief executive officer on March 13, the PBS Board of Directors announced today.

LA Intensive Filmmaker Program

The American Pavilion at Cannes is offering LA Intensive, a 2-week program for film students looking to network in Los Angeles' film industry.

SONY BMG Film Partners with Nuyorican Productions on Inaugural Feature Film Project, 'Reggaeton,' from a Screenplay by Albert Leon

SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT has acquired all rights to "Reggaeton," an original screenplay written by Albert Leon, and plans to produce the project, in conjunction with Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions.

Pendulum Pictures Launched by Mill Creek Entertainment and Maxim Media

Maxim Media has entered into an ongoing relationship with Mill Creek Entertainment to exclusively provide content for budget-priced compilations throughout the U.S. and Canada through Pendulum Pictures.

THINKFilm Rides Into 'Valley'

THINKFilm has acquired all North American rights from Element Films to DOWN IN THE VALLEY, starring two-time Oscar nominee Edward Norton and Evan Rachel Wood.

PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York Crank Up the Laugh Machine in an Unprecedented Chronicle of American Comedy

PBS announced today the start of production on MAKE 'EM LAUGH: THE FUNNY BUSINESS OF AMERICA, a new historical documentary series chronicling more than a century of American comedy

LATIN GRAMMYS TO PREMIERE IN SPANISH UNDER AFTRA AGREEMENT

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and the National Latino Media Council (NLMC) today announced that the first-ever Spanish-language production of the Latin GRAMMY Awards will be produced by FRB Productions...

Governor Kulongoski Signs Bill to Bring Film Industry Jobs to Oregon

Governor Ted Kulongoski signed a bill on Monday, August 22 to create the Greenlight Oregon program, which will strengthen Oregon's film and video industry and create family wage jobs by offering an incentive to production companies

"Take Out" to WORLD PREMIERE During Upcoming Festival Season

TAKE OUT stars Daniel Roebuck ("The Fugitive", "Bubba Ho-tep", "The Devil’s Rejects"), Chase Masterson ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") and Justin Walker ("Clueless").

Robert Wagner and Lori Singer Star in New Ronalds Brothers’ Short Film

Film icons Robert Wagner and Lori Singer are starring in the new JuSpan Productions / Ronalds Brothers film LITTLE VICTIM which premieres July 29 at Farrelli’s Cinema Supper Club.

New Australian suspense film is wrapped, editing begins on ‘Offing David’

Borgus Productions announced the completion of principal photography on the film OFFING DAVID after nine months of production in the Sydney area.

HUNTING CAMP HAS BEGUN TO HIT THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

After successful test screenings in Chicago, Cleveland, and Erie and 400+ packing in for its two-day premiere weekend, the independent film Hunting Camp has begun to hit the film festival circuit.

"Paranoia Recurrent Dreams" (2005) a film by José Allende

Paranoia Recurrent Dreams -- A World Premier at INDIE FEST CHICAGO 2005.
 
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