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Disney-ABC's Anne Sweeney Tops The Hollywood Reporter's 13th Annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 Special Issue List; Sony's Amy Pascal Comes in at No. 2; CBS Paramount's Nancy Tellem Ranks No. 3

Anne Sweeney, Co-Chairman of Media Networks for the Walt Disney Co. and President of Disney-ABC Television Group has claimed the position of No. 1-ranked woman in entertainment in The Hollywood Reporter's 13th annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 special issue, celebrating the top 100 women in the motion picture, television, music and other entertainment industries.

Nominations Announced for 32nd Annual Annie Awards Honoring Animation Excellence

ASIFA-Hollywood announced nominations today for the 32nd Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's finest achievement in animation across film, television, commercials and short subjects.

Interview With Screenwriter Shane Salerno

One of the most informative and straight shooting chats I had at Expo 3 was with actor/writer Shane Salerno (“Criminal Behavior” “UC Undercover” “Shaft” “Armageddon”) whom I caught up with between seminars and panels. I asked Salerno what he though about the general tenor of the conference and the aspiring screenwriters he was meeting.

Free movie screening "FIRST TIME CALLER"- NYC

Open invitation to all for a Free Movie Screening in New York City on Thursday, December 9th 7:00 P.M.

December Means Documentaries on Showtime

Get a double dose of documentaries in December as Showtime Networks celebrates a year of films from its newest programming category "SHO EXPOSURE."

Writer Signed to Write Lightspeed (Working Title) for Andrew Stevens/ Jeff Franklin/POW! Entertainment Live Action Flick

Andrew Stevens and Jeff Franklin have signed writer Steve Latshaw to write the script for Lightspeed (working title) created by Stan Lee.

SXSW Film Festival Announces Final Call For Entries

Submissions in all categories are now being accepted by the SXSW festival and applicants can submit via the festival website. The final deadline is Monday, December 6, 2004. The 2005 festival will be held March 11-19, 2005 in Austin, TX.

David Renzer Promoted to Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group

David Renzer has been promoted to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), it was announced today by Zach Horowitz, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Universal Music Group

LIBERIA: AN UNCIVIL WAR Filmmakers to Receive International Documentary Association's 'Courage Under Fire Award'

Jonathan Stack and James Brabazon will receive the International Documentary Association's (IDA's) Courage Under Fire Award for their film LIBERIA: AN UNCIVIL WAR, which was produced for the Discovery Times Channel.

Pre-Budget Report - Long-Term Certainty Over Tax Incentives for Film Essential to Industry's Future

Changes announced in today's Pre-Budget Report on the way in which tax incentives are used to raise funding for film production in the UK underline the importance of long-term clarity over tax incentives for film, the UK Film Council said today.

Working Films at MASS MoCA: WHERE CONTENT MEETS INTENT USING DOCUMENTARIES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Working Films, anationally recognized bridge between high quality documentary filmmaking and serious social change, in partnership with MASS MoCA, the largest center for contemporary arts in the United States, is offering a
five-day workshop and residency for documentary filmmakers.

TWP May - October 2004 Screenplay Contest Finalists

The Writers Place (TWP) is pleased to announce the finalists in both the full-length and teleplay/short competitions for the period of May 2004 through October 2004.

Lynda Obst Productions Completes Development Team

Paramount-based Lynda Obst Productions announces today that John Tantillo and Billy Rosenberg are joining the development team. Tantillo will be the new vice president and Rosenberg will be the new director of development, joining Michael Nash, the senior vice president.

Winners for the New Jersey Short Screenplay Competition Announced

Alyson Mosquera Dutemple is the 2004 winner of the New Jersey Short Screenplay Competition for her script In Convenience.

FIND THE FUNNY.COM ANNOUNCES DONNIE DARKO PRODUCER SEAN McKITTRICK GUEST JUDGE FOR SPECIAL HOLIDAY PITCH SLAM

FindtheFunny.com has announced its celebrity judge for a special online Holiday Pitch Slam. Sean McKittrick, producer of the newly re-released dark fantasy Donnie Darko, will judge the top five pitches sent to FindtheFunny.com for November/December.
 
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