Digital cinema proponents have finally started talking moolah.
Now comes the hard part. Coming off a two-year project to formulate uniform engineering standards for digital cinema, distribs and exhibs are turning their attention to how to fund the rollout of…
Lions Gate held its coming-out party as a mini-major Tuesday.
Jack Valenti's final state-of-the-industry address came laden with mounting dollar signs.Production expenditures by Hollywood majors rose 9% to an average $63.8 million last year, and the studios…
With non-U.S. coin repping 53% of worldwide box office last year, it's particularly worrisome that growth markets such as Russia and China remain plagued by film piracy.
The glitz is back.
ShoWest, the annual convention for exhibs and distribs, opens here today amid an atmosphere of cautious optimism.
Universal's remake of zombie classic "Dawn of the Dead" had a lively bow, digging up an estimated $27.3 million to top the weekend box office.
Somewhat lost in the hubbub over Charlize Theron's career-catapulting success with "Monster" has been the film's all-important backing by a relatively modest investor.
Integrated Entertainment Partners, a branded-entertainment consultancy run by former Disney Studios prexy Rich Frank, has merged into the Firm, with Frank becoming chairman of the talent-management…
Melvin Van Peebles, who entered filmmaking after moving to France as a young man, will be honored with the international lifetime achievement award at ShoWest 2004.