Alexis Lloyd is stepping down as managing director of Pathe Entertainment, the French-owned film production and distribution company which holds one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises.
Intermedia Films and Pacifica have completed their merger, and confirmed plans for an IPO on the German stock exchange later this year.
Odeon Cinemas, the U.K.'s largest theater chain, is joining forces with the British Film Institute in a pioneering initiative to bring arthouse pics to a wider audience.
Stewart Till, former pres of Universal Pictures Intl., is joining Redbus Film Group as exec director. In part-time post, Till is expected to advise the fast-growing British indie on its distribution…
The BBC has struck a deal to supply programming to Yes Television's broadband video-on-demand service. Several hundred hours of BBC shows across all genres will be available to Yes subscribers via a…
Anna Friel ("An Everlasting Piece") and Brenda Fricker ("My Left Foot") are set to star in "War Bride," a $5 million Anglo-Canadian co-production to be directed by Lyndon Chubbock.
Telewest Communications has become the first U.K. cabler to launch its broadband digital service, dubbed Blueyonder.
Czech helmer Jan Sverak is set to shoot WWII aerial drama "Dark Blue World," his first film since "Kolya," which won the 1996 foreign-language Oscar.
Bernard Wright's screenplay "Frankie's Comeback" has won the first Pathe Production Prize, which guarantees that the script will be filmed by Pathe Pictures.
The Britt Allcroft Group is adding to its portfolio of children's TV properties by buying Media Merchants Group, producer of "Art Attack," for £14 million ($21 million).