Blighty's film support body the U.K. Film Council is to be shuttered, although the British film biz will continue to receive coin from the National Lottery and tax relief that the council had…
Kate Gardiner has been upped to head of Fox Searchlight U.K.
Indiemoviesonline.com, an international, ad-supported free-to-watch video-on-demand site, has inked a pact with distrib Lionsgate UK.
Twentieth Century Fox is to release "Avatar: Special Edition" in theaters worldwide on Aug. 27 in a limited engagement and exclusively in Digital 3D and IMAX 3D, the studio announced Thursday.
Working Title is developing a live-action pic of Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale "The Little Mermaid," with Joe Wright attached to helm.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has tapped agent Tim Corrie to serve as its chairman.
BBC Films, the pubcaster's feature filmmaking arm, is making high-brow entertainment channel BBC2 the new home for its output.
Some e3.9 billion ($4.8 billion) was spent in Europe on acquiring finished TV programs and format licenses last year, according to a report from market research company Content Economics Research.