FILM CLIPS II
EmptyJupiter ALIGNS WITH Star India
Star India and Bangalore-based Jupiter Entertainment Ventures have created a joint venture that will operate existing broadcast channels and launch new ones in South India. The companies said Friday that they also are exploring other areas of cooperation, including film co-productions between Mumbai-based Fox Star Studios India and Indigo Movies, Jupiter Entertainment's movie production arm.
BFCA GETS FANCY
The Broadcast Film Critics Assn. will announce nominees for its 14th annual Critics' Choice Awards live on VH1 on Dec. 9 at 8:30 a.m. EST from the network's studios in New York's Times Square. The awards show will air live Jan. 8 on VH1 from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.
BermanBraun has hired Andrew Mittman as head of development for its feature film division. Mittman worked in production and development at New Line and MTV/Nickelodeon Movies before being named director of TV and feature development at Rosen-Obst Prods., where he worked on projects for several studios.