The bottom might be falling out of the world's financial markets, but for Hong Kong exhibitors, Christmas has come early -- as long as they're showing Hollywood pics.
Markets & Festivals
The French New Wave of cinema was inspired to a large extent by their love of American cinema. The love affair soured with the succeeding generation of auteurs, who turned their backs on Hollywood…
China's ancient chopsocky sudsers seemed to lead a charmed life -- every channel carries hours and hours of romantic intrigue in imperial garb from the Warring States period, or acts of heroism from…
The Weinstein Co. has succumbed to the economic pressure by laying off 11% of its staff, or 24 people.
A year ago, the Intl. Film Festival Summit in Las Vegas was basking in the fest boom. Fest execs from the world over casually networked by day and gambled hard by night. That was then.
Is the gloss coming off telenovelas, the perennial primetime favorites that could be relied upon to pump Brazil's free-to-air webs?
The global economic woes are beginning to bite in Canada where two of the country's big three networks, CTV and Global, unveiled job losses and other cost-cutting measures last week.
NBC's "Crusoe" has been stranded on Saturday nights.
Tyra Banks' syndie yakker will move to CW's afternoon sked for its fifth season next fall.
Mila Kunis will co-star with Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman in "The Book of Eli," produced by Warner Bros.-based Alcon Entertainment and Silver Pictures.
Vertice 360, one of Spain's biggest production-distribution houses, will put through two capital increases worth a total Euros8.6 million ($10.8 million), aimed at fueling further expansion in its…