Aussie pay TV platform Foxtel has signed pay-per-view movie deals with Disney, 20th Century Fox and Oz's Village Roadshow for its digital service that launches March 14.
Markets & Festivals
A week away from Oscar's big night, the latest box office session proved notably tepid despite four wide openers. Sony's "50 First Dates" again topped the competish in its second weekend, but an…
After a gloomy 2003 for most U.K. indies (with the honorable exception of Entertainment), there are a few rays of light to lift their hopes as they travel to this year's American Film Market.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
The takeover of Jean Labadie's cash-strapped Bac by toon producer Millimages in the closing days of 2003 was a landmark event in a turbulent year for the Gallic distribution biz.
After a generally forgettable 2003, Australia's indie distribs are hoping for a reversal of fortune this year -- and they're counting on the AFM to deliver the right product to fill their 2005…
CASSHERNFeature debut of celeb photographer and music vid helmer Kazuaki Kiriya. Futuristic pic combines CG and live action to tell the story of a boy reborn as an android who must stop the world's…
In the old days -- a year ago -- bank loans wrapped just before film production began. These days, with soft money from tax shelters and production incentives from various localities available…
AFM FINANCE CONFERENCE Fairmont Miramar Hotel (Starlight Ballroom), 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica Friday, Feb. 27 9-10:40 a.m. The Future of Feature Film Financing: The Financiers & Facilitators…
Germany's distrib market may not be what it once was, but local players are hopeful about the future. Despite the doldrums that have plagued the biz in recent years, fresh opportunities are springing…
In the hot growth area of the film industry, the DVD sector, major studios are doing big business while the independents are taking it on the chin. The reason? The DVD boom is tilting the homevid biz…