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Eileen O’Neill Named Global Group President of Discovery Studios
Eileen O’Neill has been promoted to the newly created position of Global Group President of Discovery Studios. She’ll be leaving her post at the Discovery Channel, and now have oversight o...
‘Power Rangers’ New Season to Return to New Zealand
Local on screen and scripting component grows as series qualifies for production grants
Google Acquires ‘Star Trek’ VFX Effects Company Zync
Google just acquired visual effects compnay Zync, a cloud rendering company with credits such as “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Looper” under its belt. The terms of the deal h...
Discovery Promotes Eileen O'Neill to Head of Worldwide Production
Discovery Communications veteran Eileen O'Neill has been promoted to Discovery Studios’ Global Group president. In the newly created position, O'Neill will oversee all of the internal fa...
Read Turner's Internal Memo to Its Staff About Buyouts
As TheWrap exclusively reported on Monday, Turner is moving forward with its buyouts and layoffs. On Tuesday, Turner execs sent employees the following memo, offering a “voluntary separation pro...
BN Films Expands to New York with Jonathan Gray
International production company BN Films has expanded into New York, opening an East Coast office with Jonathan Gray, senior partner of the law firm Gray Krauss Stratford Sandler Des Rochers LLP, a...
Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s ‘Faults’ Gets U.S. Distribution
Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to thriller “Faults,” starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Leland Orser. “Faults,” which premiered at South by Southwest, also stars...
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Adidas Poland Launches Instagram Game to Promote Cleats
Putting a unique spin on the "beautiful game," Adidas Poland has found a novel way to get users to like its Adidas Predator soccer cleats. The company claims it has launched the first inte...
‘The Pyramid’ Trailer Offers Thrills and Kills With Ashley Hinshaw, Denis O'Hare (Video)
If you thought exploring ancient pyramids might be fun, the first trailer for 20th Century Fox found footage horror movie “The Pyramid” will make you think again. The Dec. 5 release follow...
Google Buys Visual Effects Firm Zync
Google has acquired Zync, a firm that enables complex visual effects sequences to be rendered over the cloud. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however, Boston-based Zync, will now beco...
‘Saturday Night Live’ Gets Labor Day Marathon on TV Land
“Saturday Night Live” is getting a Labor Day marathon this weekend on TV Land. The network will air 12 hours of the sketch show over the holiday weekend, featuring episodes hosted by favor...
Emmy Awards Attract 15.6 Million Viewers, Second-Biggest Audience in Eight Years
Monday's Emmy Awards earned a 4.2 demo rating and 15.6 million total viewers, according to final Nielsen numbers. It was the second-biggest audience for the Emmys in eight years, and it tied for t...
Watch: 'Kids' Gets French in an Exclusive Clip from Larry Clark's 'The Smell of Us'
After Larry Clark premiered his first film, “Kids," at the Cannes Film Festival in 1995, he got the urge to make a movie about French youth. The resulting film is “The Smell of Us," an e...
Wide Management Nabs Quartet of Toronto Players
PARIS– Wide Management has snatched up a quartet of movies set to play at Toronto: “The Lesson,” “Margarita, with a Straw,” “Foreign Body” and “The Nar...
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Emmys: "Plagiarized Lines" and "Paying Sheldon $1M an Episode"
Inside jokes from Monday night explainedread more
Mary Elizabeth Winstead-Starring Cult Drama 'Faults' Picked Up by Screen Media Films
Following its world premiere at South by Southwest earlier this year, Screen Media films has acquired the U.S. rights to spooky drama "Faults," which stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead.  RE...
11 Tips for Starting Your Own Indie Film Festival
People always ask me why would I want to start such an event. Really, it comes down to three experiences. First, my family -- my grandmother took me to matinees every Saturday when I was growing up. S...
The Film Society Announces Special Events For The 52nd Annual New York Film Festival
Earlier today the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the Special Events that will take place during next month's 52nd annual New York Film Festival (NYFF).  Included in the events is a 30t...
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Discovery Promotes Eileen O’Neill to Global Group President of Studios
TLC and Animal Planet's Marjorie Kaplan will oversee flagship net for the time being read more
WATCH: New Trailer for Ben Affleck’s ‘Gone Girl’
20th Century Fox has released a stark new trailer for David Fincher’s mystery thriller “Gone Girl,” starring Ben Affleck. The trailer starts with a voiceover from his wife (Rosamund Pike) saying...

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