Leading Oz exhib Hoyts Cinemas is set to unveil two theater complexes this month: a lavish 12-screen multiplex and a unique four-screen arthouse located in Fox Studio Australia's new "Bent Street"…
Despite picking up another two TV Week awards this year, including a gong for most popular comedy program, Australia's longest running variety show, "Hey Hey It's Saturday," has been axed after 28…
Mighty Mouse House distrib BVI dominated a mixed frame, raking in well over $40 million this past week with a swag of record international bows, matched only by "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom…
After months of industry submissions, the Productivity Commission has released its long-awaited draft report, including controversial recommendations backing the introduction of a fourth television…
Westfield affiliate the St. Luke's Group has purchased the New Zealand cinema portfolio of Challenge Property Income Trust (CPIT) for $A31.8 million ($21 million).
The Mouse power house roared over the weekend, dominating international box office to the tune of nearly $30 million with record bows from "Tarzan," "Runaway Bride," "The Sixth Sense," "Inspector…
A former key figure in Australia's nascent feevee industry, successful lawyer-turned-businessman Sean O'Halloran, was found dead last week. His body was discovered by police Wednesday at the foot of…
Fear and laughter dominated an otherwise workmanlike frame in last week's overseas box office, which saw some haze among the star premiere turns and glowing holdovers.
Against a backdrop of rising concern about the impact of increasing offshore production on the struggling Oz film and TV industry, the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia (SPAA) is staging its 14th…
Southern Star Film Sales has secured distribution deals across America, Canada, Europe and Asia for two critically acclaimed Oz debut features.