Sales fell but profits rose at EMI Group in the six months ended Sept. 30, as the company drastically restructured its recorded music division.
Renaissance Films has pre-sold Roger Michell's "The Mother" to Concorde in Germany, Atalanta in Portugal, Odeon in Greece, Shani Films in Israel and A Film/Cinelibre in Benelux.
Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" has scored the highest ever U.K. opening by a documentary, grossing £158,000 ($250,000) from 28 screens.
Pathe has agreed to take over 11 pics from the defunct FilmFour for U.K. distribution and international sale. The slate includes Walter Salles' "Motorcycle Diaries," Thomas Vinterberg's "It's All…
The U.K. premiere of John Malkovich's "The Dancer Upstairs" took place as skedded Nov. 16 at the London Film Festival, but the whole event, and the pic's U.K. release, came close to being derailed by…
A year after Damian Jones and Graham Broadbent's Dragon Pictures was transformed into Mission Pictures by a capital injection from Andrew Hauptman and Ellen Bronfman's investment shingle Andell, the…
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After renewing its output deals in a handful of key territories, New Line Intl. virtually sold out its slate across the rest of the world at the Mifed film mart in Milan, which wrapped Nov 7.
Property consultant Andrew Williams has joined forces with producers Gemma Page and Tanja Ludyga to launch Fable Factory Films.
Elinor Day, the former deputy head of production at FilmFour, has launched her own production shingle, the Light Club, under an umbrella deal with Gub Neal's Box Film.