FILM CLIPS II
Empty'GODDESS' GETS A HELMER
D.R. Whitney's upcoming fantasy book series "The Goddess Prophecies" has caught the eye of director Armand Mastroianni ("The Celestine Prophecy"), who is attached to helm a film adaptation. "Book One: The Cup of Immortality," the first book in the series, will be published by Crescent Moon Press in December.
Filmmaker Todd Sklar is launching the touring distribution outfit Range Life Entertainment. This fall, four indie films will be presented on a 25-city tour supported by online and local marketing events, including J.J. Lask's 2007 Sundance entry "On the Road With Judas," starring Kevin Corrigan; Bob Byington's 2008 SXSW fest premiere "Registered Sex Offender," starring Andrew Bujalski; Christopher Jaymes' "In Memory of My Father," starring Jeremy Sisto; and Sklar's own "Box Elder."
SONY UPS DUO
Sony Pictures has upped Sarajane Smith and Erica Wiertz in its corporate communications department. Smith is vp corporate communications and employee meetings and events; Wiertz is vp employee communications. Both report to Jim Kennedy, executive vp global communications for the studio.