Mick Norcross had huge plans for luxury development that was a million over budget before Towie star’s shock death

TOWIE star Mick Norcross was battling to transform a run-down Essex hotel before his shock death aged 57. However, he admitted that the project had hit difficulties and was running a million pounds over budget. Rex Features Tragic Towie star … Read more…

India Consolidates Film Units Under National Film Development Corporation Umbrella

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has announced the merger of four of its film media units, Films Division, Directorate of Film Festivals, National Film Archives, and Children’s Film Society, with the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). The NFDC will … Read more…

New Streamer VUit Names Former CW, CBS Exec Chris Brooks VP, Programming & Development

EXCLUSIVE: New ad-supported streaming service VUit has named former CW and CBS executive Chris Brooks VP of programming and development. Vuit (pronounced “view it”) launched in September billing itself as the “Netflix of Live, Local and Free.” Brooks’ appointment comes … Read more…

Annemarie Jacir Period Film in Development With Producer Ossama Bawardi (EXCLUSIVE)

Leading Arab producer Ossama Bawardi is in development with Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir’s fourth film, a period drama set in Palestine, with European and Arab characters, in what he describes as “a very competitive Arab market” for Arab films. Speaking … Read more…

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company Announces Free Agents Participating in NFL Alumni Academy Development Program

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (“HOFV” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football and … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

A mother’s depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby’s life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App … Read more…

THORSUN IS SEEKING PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING & E-COMMERCE OPERATIONS INTERNS IN NEW YORK, NY

Thorsun Swimwear is looking for Fall/Winter product development, marketing and e-commerce operations interns to work in a unique role reporting directly to the brand’s founder. We are a start-up brand made in New York, so the position will have the … Read more…

Colombia’s Expanding Fidelio Films, Turkey’s Karlakum Film in Development on Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Double’s Dilema’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Hot off its announcement of strategic co-production alliances for film and TV with Gaumont and Spain’s Planeta and Amor y Lujo, Colombia’s Fidelio Films has linked up with Karlakum Film in Turkey. In its latest international collaboration, Fidelio partner Mauricio … Read more…

Colombia’s Fidelio, Spain’s Amor y Lujo in Development on a Female Detective Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Colombia’s Fidelio, one of the fastest growing companies in Latin America, has made its third big unveil at Spain’s Conecta Fiction, revealing this time round a multi-title co-development alliance for Spain and Latin America with Barcelona-based Amor y Lujo, headed … Read more…

James Patterson Inks Multi-Project Development Deal With Audible; Aaron Paul, Krysten Ritter, Nathalie Emmanuel to Star in First Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon’s Audible signed a multi-project development and first-look deal with James Patterson, and the bestselling author already has several audio-only exclusive projects already in the works. First on Patterson’s slate of Audible Originals is “The Coldest Case: A Black Book … Read more…

Fox Shuts Down SideCar Content Accelerator, Brings Its Development In-House; Gail Berman Returns To The Jackal Group

A year and a half after then-newly independent network Fox Entertainment launched SideCar Content Accelerator with Gail Berman at the helm, Fox is dissolving the production company. Its slate, which includes 17 projects currently in development, will be folded into … Read more…

Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch boosts baby’s brain development and function

As the world prioritizes social distancing due to COVID-19, research shows that extended use of Kangaroo Care, a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers, with important implications for post-partum depression. … Read more…

Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch boosts baby’s brain development and function

As the world prioritizes social distancing due to COVID-19, research shows that extended use of Kangaroo Care, a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers, with important implications for post-partum depression. … Read more…

Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch boosts baby’s brain development and function

As the world prioritizes social distancing due to COVID-19, research shows that extended use of Kangaroo Care, a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers, with important implications for post-partum depression. … Read more…

Bento Box Entertainment Names Brooke Keesling Head Of Animation Talent Development, Caitlin Winiarski Creative Executive

As part of a continued push into content development and creation for all distribution platforms, Bob’s Burgers animation house Bento Box Entertainment has made two key hires: Brooke Keesling has been … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Amid testing concerns, US officials unveil new coronavirus test kits and streamline commercial development

The CDC has released a new diagnostic test for COVID-19 and rolled out guidelines for how state and local health labs can correct previously faulty test kits sent out by the agency. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Amid testing concerns, US officials unveil new coronavirus test kits and streamline commercial development

The CDC has released a new diagnostic test for COVID-19 and rolled out guidelines for how state and local health labs can correct previously faulty test kits sent out by the agency. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

‘Judy’ Producer Hires Development Head; Asian Lab SEAFIC Sets Projects; Ellie Bamber Pic Underway In Ireland – Global Briefs

Calamity Films, the UK producer behind Judy, for which Renée Zellweger recently won an Oscar, has named Sam Gordon as its head of development. Gordon joins from BBC Films, where he worked as a development executive on projects including recent … Read more…

Edward Burns Dramedy, Blumhouse TV Docuseries in Development at Epix

Epix is eyeing some potential new additions on both the scripted and unscripted front. Network president Michael Wright unveiled Epix’s development slate, which includes two scripted projects and three prospective docuseries, at its Television Critics’ Association winter press tour day. … Read more…

Fremantle Sets Up New Italian Development and Production Company, The Apartment (EXCLUSIVE)

Fremantle is expanding its footprint in Italy by setting up a new development and production company focused on high-end scripted content and headed by Lorenzo Mieli, the producer of such shows as “The New Pope” and “My Brilliant Friend.” The … Read more…

Childhood adversity linked to early puberty, premature brain development and mental illness

Growing up in poverty and experiencing traumatic events like a bad accident or sexual assault were linked to accelerated puberty and brain maturation, abnormal brain development, and greater mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and psychosis, according to a … Read more…

Sequential imaging of Zika-exposed fetuses reveals most have normal brain development

Ultrasound (US) imaging performed during pregnancy and after childbirth revealed most Zika-related brain abnormalities experienced by infants exposed to the Zika virus during pregnancy. Some Zika-exposed infants whose imaging had been normal during pregnancy had mild brain abnormalities detected by … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $119,000 in Grants to Support Health Care Workforce and Economic Development

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has awarded $ 119,000 in community benefit grant funding to three nonprofits seeking to promote economic opportunity and support workforce development throughout the state. “Kaiser Permanente is committed to addressing the shortage of health care … Read more…