LONDON -- HBO's "Game of Thrones" won the Golden Nymph for drama series and 20th Century Fox's "Modern Family" nabbed the comedy series prize at the Monte Carlo Television Festival Thursday.
LONDON -- Sony Pictures Television is to buy a further 32% stake in Indian TV channels operator Multi Screen Media, bringing its holding to 94%.
The coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953, a year after she became queen, was the first mass audience for a live TV event in the U.K., attracting 20 million viewers, and prompting many families to buy…
"Austerity" has been a watchword among European governments. So when Ireland finance minister Michael Noonan announced a review of the country's film and TV tax incentives last week, it's easy to see…
LONDON -- Magnolia Pictures has nabbed U.S. rights to Thomas Vinterberg's Cannes competish pic "The Hunt," for which Mads Mikkelsen won the fest's actor award for his perf as a kindergarten teacher…
Gemma Arterton has been cast alongside Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake in New Regency's online gambling thriller "Runner Runner," which Fox will distribute.
LONDON -- Protagonist Pictures, the international sales and financing company whose shareholders include Film4, Vertigo Films and Ingenious Media, has tapped Mike Goodridge as CEO.
LONDON -- U.K. distrib Arrow Films has picked up Susanne Bier's romantic comedy ''Love Is All You Need,'' which is now sold out throughout the world.
eOne has taken North American rights for Norwegian action-adventure pic "Escape," and Rialto Distribution has nabbed theatrical distribution rights for Australia.
Norway, which produces nearly 30 feature films a year, provides $92 million a year in funding for the local film biz, administered by the Norwegian Film Institute.
The Danish government's support for the film biz for 2011-14 totals DKK 2.1 billion ($374 million), with up to 50% devoted to development and production.