Investment in U.K. film production rose 8% to a record £1.155 billion ($1.85 billion) last year, according to figures published Thursday by the U.K. Film Council.
Universal Pictures Intl. has tapped Steve Summersby as senior veep of sales and distribution, Europe.
Tine Klint's Copenhagen-based shingle LevelK has picked up international sales rights for "Lost in Africa," which will screen in February at the European Film Market in Berlin.
London's Barbican arts center is to fete Russian helmer and writer Andrei Konchalovsky with a season of films, which he has picked himself and will introduce.
British TV exec Tony Jordan is looking forward to a very merry Christmas.
Russia has been selected as host of the 2018 World Cup soccer tournament.
There are many doomsayers in the European biz who would have you believe that arthouse cinema across the continent is in peril: audiences are shrinking, theaters are closing and the end is nigh. But…
Instead of in-your-face 3D, audiences at Brighton U. in England are opting to explore an inner-dimension: the mind.
It's a conundrum faced by all showrunners: When is it right to tweak a show?
There was a time when entries from Europe dominated global television competitions like the International Emmys, but no longer.