U.K. film financier and sales agent Civilian Content, which owns the Film Consortium and the Works, has launched Works U.K. Distribution. Distrib, which has scooped four employees from rival…
With the dust still settling in London after Thursday's bombings, U.K. entertainment industryites are all saying the same thing: We have to be resilient and not let terrorists disrupt life any more…
The European Film Academy has introduced prizes for best European production designer and European editor for its 2005 awards, which will staged in Berlin on Dec. 3.
Impact Pictures has tapped Damon Chua to be vice president and general manager of its Los Angeles office. Chua will oversee all business development and finance activities, as well as being…
Pan-European film trade association the European Film Companies Alliance has tapped Nordisk Film Production managing director Kim Magnusson as its chairman.
Set designer Richard Hudson, who won a Tony for the Broadway production of "The Lion King" in 1998, is to receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Wimbledon School of Art.
Vipp Jaswal is to join Fox News as veep of international distribution. Responsible for expanding the reach of Fox News Channel internationally, Jaswal will also manage the network's distribution in…
Japanese distrib Gaga has picked up the $15 million natural history movie "Planet Earth" from BBC Worldwide and Germany's Greenlight Media in a seven-figure deal.
The BBC, fighting rolling strikes as it attempts to negotiate 4,000 job cuts, is to spend an extra £220 million ($398 million) a year on new-media projects and digital services.
The U.K.'s leading cablers, Telewest and NTL, are getting close to their long-mooted merger talks. Telewest has hired investment bank Rothschild to advise on the merger, according to the Financial…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%