New Line kicked off its three-"Rings" circus in a big way this week. Cannes is famous for its film promotions, but it's hard to remember a pic with a splashier launch here than "The Lord of the…
Camela Galano, currently exec VP and European supervisor of New Line Intl., has been promoted to president of New Line Intl. effective Aug. 15.
BBC Films has closed its co-financing pact for bigger-budget movies with Cobalt Media Group. The three-year deal to make pics budgeted at more than $12 million involves a combined financial…
The Un Certain Regard section of the 54th Cannes Film Festival opened with the screening of Abel Ferrara's " 'R-Xmas."
"Distance," a look at four relatives trying to come to terms with the deaths of their loved ones (all members of a terrorist religious cult), premiered today at the 54th Cannes Film Festival in…
In the first major U.S. acquisition of the festival, Miramax Films has lassoed Wisit Sasanatieng's Thai cowboy movie "Tears of the Black Tiger."
Fox station KTTV led the L.A. market with 22 local Emmy noms, announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
Independent Digital Entertainment, the New York-based digital video collective whose "Chelsea Walls" is screening in Directors Fort-night, has appointed Danish outfit Trust Film Sales its worldwide…
Lot 47 has taken North American rights to Claire Denis' out-of-competition shocker, the $8 million "Trouble Every Day."
Julie Savay-Ross has launched international theatrical distribution company Voltaire Entertainment Group, with plans to distribute three or four films per year. She has international distribution…
Paul Breuls' finance and production shingle, Corsan Films, has tapped David Lamping to serve as the company's film consultant.