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Showtime Announces New Comedy Series 'WEEDS' to Be Produced by Lions Gate Television

Showtime Networks Inc. has made the decision to pick up the comedy series "WEEDS," a single-camera comedy from Lions Gate Television about a single mother who makes ends meet by selling marijuana in suburban Los Angeles.

Writers Network Announces 11th Annual Screenplay & Fiction Competition Finalists

The finalists for the Writers Network Screenwriting Competition, by Fade IN has been announced.

Canada's Top Ten Films in 2004

The Toronto International Film Festival Group is proud to announce the recipients of Canada's Top Ten 2004. Established in 2001, Canada's Top Ten celebrates the finest in Canadian cinema as voted on by an independent panel of filmmakers, programmers, academics, journalists and industry professionals from across the country.

Jay Mohr, Acclaimed Actor/Comedian/Best-Selling Author, to Host Sundance Channel 'Festival Dailies,' Reporting Daily From 2005 Sundance Film Festival January 24-29 at 9pm

Jay Mohr brings his wit and wisdom to Sundance Channel's coverage of the 2005 Sundance Film Festival as the host of "Festival Dailies," a daily program produced onsite at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

ATTENTION EMERGING R&B SONGWRITERS! The Heineken Music Initiative/The ASCAP Foundation Announce Music Grant Program for Emerging R&B Songwriters in Seven Major Cities Across the Country

The Heineken Music Initiative and The ASCAP Foundation have teamed up for a third year to assist emerging R&B songwriters through a unique music grant program.

The Real Deal: Find Out How to Be Successful in the Music Business From Renowned Entertainment Attorney Dina LaPolt

Why should students listen to high- powered executives brag about how they made it big and walk away with THEIR stories but no skills to create their own?

Def On Demand and Clear Channel Entertainment TV Announce Co-Production Agreement

Def On Demand and Clear Channel Entertainment Television announced today an agreement to co-produce twelve music and fashion related events per year under the new banner, "Def On Demand Live!"

New Line Cinema and Fine Line Features Celebrate Award-Filled Weekend

New Line Cinema and Fine Line Features received a number of honors over the weekend including four Golden Globe nominations and recognition from the Los Angeles, New York, Washington and San Francisco film critics associations for its films.

Asian Film Festival of Dallas Announces Call for Entries

The Asian Film Festival of Dallas is now accepting short film and video entries for its 4th Annual Short Film Competition, to be held on May 28-29, 2005, at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Get Initiative Scriptwriting Contest Announces 2004 Winners

Tangier Tango of Blacksburg VA won first prize for the script T.K. Elimore, in the 2004 Get Initiative Scriptwriting Contest.

Writers Room Screenwriting Competition to Award Year of Personal Mentoring by Screenwriter Stephen Susco

Stephen Susco, the acclaimed screenwriter of the recent box office hit, "The Grudge," starring Sarah Michelle Geller, is going to make some Hollywood dreams come true.

Major New Report Recommends Tough Action to Tackle Pirates of the Silver Screen

A crackdown on counterfeiters operating at car boot sales, the threat of exemplary damages to increase the financial risk to film pirates, and better legal internet film distribution are some of the thirty measures recommended in Film Theft in the UK.

AboveNet Unveils PushMedia Optical Network for the Media and Entertainment Industry

AboveNet, Inc. today launched the AboveNet PushMedia Services, designed to meet the needs of the entire production chain in the film and broadcast industries. AboveNet PushMedia Services provide a dedicated, private fiber optic network that directly connects between the major studios and the post-production.

AFI Awards 2004 Official Selections Announced

The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2004, AFI's almanac which records the year's most outstanding achievements in film and television, as well as significant moments in the world of the moving image.

Doc Hollywood Kidz and Award-Winning Producer/Director Steve Perry Enter Into New Co-Production Deal

Doc Hollywood Kidz CEO Steven Saxton has announced a new five-year agreement between award-winning filmmaker, Producer/Director Steve Perry and Doc Hollywood Kidz .
 
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