Kim Rozenfeld Steps Down As Apple Head Of Current Programming & Unscripted, Segues To First-Look Deal

Exclusive: Following the November 1 launch of Apple TV+, the streamer is realigning its executive ranks under toppers Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, combining development and current into a ...

Apple Hires Molly Thompson as Head of Documentaries

Apple Hires Molly Thompson as Head of Documentaries Molly Thompson has joined Apple’s upcoming streaming service as its head of documentaries. Thompson previously founded A&E Indie Films, the feature film production unit of A+E Networks. She was also ...

A&E’s Molly Thompson Joins Apple As Head Of Documentaries

Apple has hired A&E IndieFilms founder Molly Thompson as Head of Documentaries. Thompson, who also served as Head of Documentary films for A+E Networks, has executive produced such projects as The ...

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Rights to Attack Of The Southern Fried Zombies

Morgan Freeman's hometown comes under siege by the living dead in Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies, and at American Film Market, Gravitas Ventures acquired the action horror film for domestic ...

Meteoric rise of daredevil Evel Knievel spotlighted on Being Evel

Being Evel is a documentary profiling America’s most famous daredevils Evel Knievel and his rise to international fame. The feature tells the remarkable story of the Butte, Montana, boy who went on to ...

Gravitas Ventures Hires Investment Bank To Look For A Buyer

Exclusive: Gravitas Ventures is about to hang up the "for sale" sign. It has hired investment bank Salem Partners to seek out a buyer for the cable VOD and digital distribution company whose films and ...

Gravitas Ventures Hires Investment Bank To Look For A Buyer

Exclusive: Gravitas Ventures is about to hang up the "for sale" sign. It has hired investment bank Salem Partners to seek out a buyer for the cable VOD and digital distribution company whose films and ...

The Orchard’s ’11/8/16′ Is the Most Ambitious Election Day Documentary in History

The Orchard’s ’11/8/16′ Is the Most Ambitious Election Day Documentary in History The 2016 presidential election is finally coming to an end, but The Orchard is just getting started on “11/8/16,” the follow-up to Jeff Deutchman’s 2008 documentary about the election of President ...

Gravitas Ventures Acquires North American Rights to The Blackout Experiments

Our own Heather Wixson was pleasantly surprised by The Blackout Experiments when it premiered at Sundance earlier this year, and those in North America will be able to see it for themselves this ...

World of Locations: Montana

World of Locations: Montana Though many of the film and TV productions that shoot in Montana do so because they tell local stories — the highest-profile recent visitor, Alexander Payne’s Oscar-nominated Nebraska, was, in spite ...

'Evel Knievel' Biopic May Reunite Scorsese and 'Departed' Writer

'Evel Knievel' Biopic May Reunite Scorsese and 'Departed' Writer Back in September, Sony Pictures set up an Untitled Evel Knievel Biopic with Channing Tatum attached to star and Darren Aronofsky eyed to direct. The project fell apart after Darren Aronofsky backed ...

Paramount Wants Martin Scorsese To Direct Evel Knievel Biopic

Evel Knievel seems to be fascinating Hollywood again. The headline grabbing stuntman was the subject of the recent documentary "Being Evel," Sony has their own brewing movie with Channing Tatum ...

FilmRise Raises $25 Million for Acquisitions Fund

Fledgling film and TV distributor FilmRise, which is releasing such documentaries as Alex Gibney's Oscar contender "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" and Amy Berg's upcoming "Janis: ...

124 Documentaries will contend for Oscar nominations this year

As is always the case around this time of year, the Academy has given us a hint as to what’s eligible for nominations in certain categories. Today, I have the recently released list of eligible ...

Oscars: Academy receives 124 documentary submissions

Oscars: Academy receives 124 documentary submissions Titles include Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary, Michael Moore’s Where To Invade Next and Matthew Heineman’s Cartel Land. Among those in consideration for the 88th Academy Awards are Cartel ...

Academy receives 124 documentary submissions

Academy receives 124 documentary submissions Among those in consideration for the 88th Academy Awards are Cartel Land, He Named Me Malala, Amy, Janie: Little Girl Blue, Sherpa, Where To Invade Next, Winter On Fire, Wolfpack, Meet The Patels and ...

Amy, He Named Me Malala, Lambert & Stamp Among 124 Documentary Features Submitted For 88th Oscars

One hundred twenty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 88th Academy Awards. Last year’s winner was Citizenfour (Laura Poitras, Mathilde ...

Distribution round-up: Drafthouse gets 'Klown Forever'

Distribution round-up: Drafthouse gets 'Klown Forever' The Us distributor has acquired North American rights from Protagonist Pictures to Mikkel Nørgaard’s Danish comedy starring Casper Christiansen and Frank Hvam. The sequel to 2010’s Klown follows the ...

Exclusive: FilmRise Continues Acquisition Streak With 'Back in Time,' 'A Faster Horse' and More

Read More: FilmRise Aquires Cannes Classic Doc 'Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans'  The Brooklyn-based distributor FilmRise has just announced its acquisition of nine films from Gavitas Ventures for ...

Darren Aronofsky set to team up with Channing Tatum for Evel Knievel film

The Tracking Board is reporting that Oscar nominated director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) is in negotiations to helm the long-gestating film about the life of Evel Knievel. Aronofsky, whose last ...

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