Germany renewed an existing film accord with Spain and made headway on a French-German linkup over the weekend in an attempt to simplify cross-European filmmaking and form a united European front.
Miramax Films has promoted Randy Spendlove, former senior VP of motion picture music, to prexy of that group. He will report directly to Miramax co-chairs Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
A month after Joe Roth ankled the Mouse House to form his own shingle, talk has increased about the ways in which one of the most powerful men in Hollywood will structure his company. Roth is in…
Warner Bros.' consumer products arm has awarded Hasbro a licensing stake in its upcoming "Harry Potter" film franchise, based on the books by J.K. Rowling.
Bruce Markoe has been upped to senior veep of post-production at MGM and United Artists Pictures. He will supervise all feature film post-production operations, including budgeting, lab work and…
Terrence Malick will be honored with the American Film Institute's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, recognizing the achievements of an AFI graduate.
Le Studio Canal Plus has picked up cult German director Tom Tykwer's latest pic, "The Princess and the Warrior," for international distribution.
After an unusually short trial, a Milan court of appeal Wednesday acquitted Italy's media tycoon turned politician Silvio Berlusconi of falsifying documents during the 1988 acquisition of film…
A roundtable tackling the Internet's impact on film financing, headlined by Digital Entertainment prexy David Neuman, will be among the slated info sessions during this month's American Film…
Salma Hayek, co-star of last year's "Dogma" and "Wild Wild West," will present the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards.
Managing director Friedrich-Carl Wachs of the Babelsberg Studio announced Friday that he's ankling his post, casting a shadow over the legendary studio's annual brunch here Sunday.