Universal and Syfy team for new film production arm

Universal Pictures and Syfy have launched the genre shingle Syfy Films, in order to develop projects for theatrical release, Variety reports. The new company will tap into Syfy’s experience in genre fare to develop and produce movies set in the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, horror and the supernatural. The goal is to release two …
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Syfy web series Riese goes gaming

Today Riese Productions and Genius Factor Games announced the upcoming launch of an iPhone / iPod touch game featuring the voice of Felicia Day and based on the acclaimed new Syfy web series Riese. Riese tells the story of a exiled princess on the run from a dangerous religious sect in a steampunk-inspired world. The …
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After Dark Films and Lionsgate putting innovative horror filmmakers in the spotlight with new festival and original productions

After Dark Films, the company behind Horrorfest 8 Films To Die For, announced that it is teaming up with Lionsgate and Syfy Channel for a new series of original horror productions called After Dark Originals (ADO). Tapping into the vast and innovative talent of directors and filmmakers from Horrorfest’s acquisitions over the past 4 years, …
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Digital media experts from IFC, NBC, Syfy, ESPN and more to attend Future of Television Forum East 2009

The Future of Television Forum East 2009 presents television industry leaders, including senior decision-makers from major broadcasters, production studios, cable networks, social networks, producers, creators, mobile companies, online content producers, distributors, technology companies and association heads, for the industry’s most prestigious event. Speakers include IFC TV and Sundance Channel President Evan Shapiro, PBS President & …
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