In Lionsgate's $1 billion (including assumed debt) buy of Summit Entertainment, Moore repped top executives at Summit -- a familiar position for one of leading attorneys for independent film…
For an in-house attorney, Anderman does highly varied deal work such as contracts for "Star Wars" licensed merchandise, movie production, special effects business and the supreme transaction: selling…
Attorney Deutsch worked for client DreamWorks Animation over the summer on its $155 million acquisition of character house Classic Media and multi-picture output distribution deal with Fox, and also…
The Do It Yourself low-budget movie that makes a six-figure profit out of the box represents the new financing paradigm that has Hollywood talent buzzing.
Consumer marketing at AMC Theaters experienced a seismic shakeup in the past three years. The theater chain, the second-largest in the U.S., ramped up involvement in digital media that connects the…
Innovative online marketing helped fuel 'Ted'
Independent film sellers are finding that the patchwork of overseas video-on-demand platforms represent a godsend due to competition for exclusives within territories and mushrooming aggregate sales.
Western European film buyers have been helped in recent years by a relatively strong euro currency but for this year's American Film Market, the euro softened about 10% versus the U.S dollar, which…
Growing VOD outfits bump up price for Hollywood product
It is neither the best of times nor the worst, as the climate for indie film financing steadily improves after abruptly drying up in the 2008 global financial meltdown.
The Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce has provided A-list fodder for fanzines in the past two weeks, a vivid supermarket-line reminder that, even in the digital age, celeb magazines are still a force.