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…
Goldsmith and Levin work in tandem at Lionsgate, where they played big roles in its acquisition of Summit Entertainment in January and also lined up an $800 million revolving credit facility in…
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.
Innovative online marketing helped fuel 'Ted'
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…
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…
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.
Growing VOD outfits bump up price for Hollywood product
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.
Online teasers spark water-cooler conversations