Scandinavian pics and filmmakers are heading to Toronto in big numbers. Here are some examples from the festival highlight reel.
French sales companies are a dominant force in the indie film market, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in Venice, with 10 of the 23 competish pics repped by Paris companies. But their…
Variety surveys the French pics at Venice.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The credibility FrightFest has built up within the horror fraternity (both talent and fans) has given it the confidence to extend its brand into the homevid arena.
U.S. and U.K. pics and talent make a strong showing in the main program.
U.K. government treasury minister Stephen Timms has been given responsibility for the Digital Britain initiative, a wide-ranging brief that covers the future of broadcasting and telcos in the digital…
Commercial broadcaster ITV has taken a huge loss on the sale of social networking website Friends Reunited.
Endemol chairman-CEO Ynon Kreiz has given his senior exec team a makeover and taken operational control of the group's 80 companies in 26 countries.