Markets & Festivals
"Coffin Joe" offers an entertaining if less-than-definitive intro to the strange career of Jose Mojica Marins, Brazilian director-star of such psychotronic horror classics as "At Midnight I'll Take…
While the majors took some 77% of the distrib market share in Holland last year, RCV Entertainment and a handful of newcomers including Independent and A-Film are intent on whittling that number down.
Cinema admissions in Spain dipped last year for the first time since 1988, dropping 1.4% to 129.5 million. Thanks to a rise in ticket prices, total B.O. for 2000 nudged up 3.5% to 85. 5 billion…
Pathe ruled the roost last year as "Chicken Run" peeked out the top box office spot for U.K. independent distributors with more than $42 million (and a No. 3 spot for total U.K. b.o. for the year)…
Two new players enter the uncrowded market of indie distribution this year in New Zealand, although distrib network still is dominated by Roadshow, Fox, Columbia and United Intl. Pictures.
Though clouds have started to gather once more over the South Korean economy, attendance at the nation's multiplexes continues at a robust pace with domestic films taking top tickets.