Lions Gate Entertainment is reorganizing its home entertainment unit into three separate video labels and has appointed several execs as part of the effort. Peter Block is to become president of home…
The Kirch Group has sold pubcasters ARD and ZDF broadcasting rights to two dozen 2002 World Cup soccer matches for roughly $100 million.
Just two months after buying back DIC Entertainment from Disney, longtime chairman-CEO Andy Heyward has created an inhouse home entertainment division under exec VP worldwide Don Gold, a homevideo…
The following dossier includes information on all 46 submissions for foreign-language film.
What a bad time to find out that the domestic homevideo market is bigger and more profitable than ever. Just when it would work to the studios' favor to be able to say that the homevideo market is…
How tough is it for foreign-language films in the U.S.? Just look at the list of movies officially submitted by 46 countries contending for the Oscar's upcoming nominations. Thirty-eight of the…
This year finds the 12th annual Nortel Networks Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival returning to its roots.
"She is a fabulous actress. Sometimes when seeing her perform, I totally forget about the camera," Swedish cinematographer-director Sven Nykvist once remarked of Liv Ullmann. "She is here to bear…
Former Polygram Video president Bill Sondheim has been named president of New York-based video supplier and direct response company Goodtimes Entertainment. With the appointment, former longtime…
Gung-ho for high-tech tools like the Internet and their omnipresent cellular phones, South Koreans have been much slower in taking a shine to films on DVD.
The Thai film industry has set up a fund of 3 million bahts ($71.4 million) to crack down on widespread copyright violations.