"The Full Monty" has set a new U.K. record for first-day video sales, moving 670,000 units on its release date Monday.
Channel 4's new head of film Paul Webster has unveiled his first three projects, balancing two pics from first-time directors with one from veteran helmer Bill Forsyth, two contempo Scottish films…
Nine months after being awarded its lottery franchise, DNA Films finally has signed its formal six-year deal with the Arts Council of England.
First Independent Films, the struggling U.K. theatrical and video distrib, has been officially put up for sale by its owner, United News & Media.
Five AFM buyers from major foreign territories are in discussions to form a distribution consortium in an attempt to cut sales agents out of the picture and bring down film prices.
British Sky Broadcasting is looking to acquire around a dozen theatrical films a year, mostly from American producers, to be showcased exclusively on the satcaster's pay-movie channel without a U.K…
Channel 4 has officially confirmed its imminent plans to roll all its existing film production and distribution activities into a stand-alone company, dubbed Film Four Ltd.
Hoping to revive its feature "Ravenous," which has been shut down since the departure of helmer Milcho Manchevski more than a week ago, Fox 2000 has struck a deal with Antonia Bird to take the helm…
David Arculus has quit as chief operating officer of United News & Media, becoming the second top exec to announce his departure from the British media group in recent weeks.
Paragon Entertainment Corp. is considering splitting its assets and selling them separately, a move that might involve selling London-based Handmade Films as a stand-alone unit.
LONDON — Polygram Filmed Entertainment has hired Filippo Roviglioni to launch its Italian distribution company, which will open for business March 1. Roviglioni, who has 25 years of experience in the…