Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Zacharias Kunuk's "Atanarjuat -- The Fast Runner," written in the Inuit language.
Japanese advertising conglom Dentsu is partnering with L.A.-based animator DIC as a co-producer on the upcoming series "Alienators: Evolution Continues," taking distribution rights in Japan and some…
Even before sales have been registered, the DVD version of "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" has set what is believed to be a record -- for the most time and money spent on the production…
Fox is planning to release Tim Burton's version of "The Planet of the Apes" two days before Christmas. Last year Fox had success with that time frame with summer hit "The X-Men."
News Corp. and the Walt Disney Co. will start the inevitable process of closing the window between the premiere of movies on homevideo and cable by launching a video-on-demand service next year that…
The Australian government's new tax rebate for producers of big-budget films is precisely the kind of clear and simple incentive that Hollywood wanted, according to Oz execs.
The Italian government will most probably include a national film tax shelter in the next financial bill, Culture Dept. undersecretary Carmelo Rocca said last week.
"In the Bedroom," the debut feature from actor-turned-director Todd Field, will open the 23rd Annual IFP Market on Sept. 30 in New York.
In some ways, it seems the networks' Saturday programming strategies in recent years have resulted in a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Studios got some welcome news last week when the U.S. Copyright Office delivered a stinging blow to video retailers hoping to claim their piece of the online movie market without too much headache…