The Sci Fi Channel is launching in Germany Sept. 1 on the revamped Premiere pay TV platform in the Hollywood programmer's first foray into continental Europe.
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Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia has produced original doc "Discover the World of Nemo" in collaboration with Buena Vista Intl., based around the Disney-Pixar blockbuster "Finding Nemo."
The 11th edition of Latin America's largest animation festival kicked off Friday, and will include a special tribute to Pixar.
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Producer John Lyons is joining Focus Features as president of production, replacing Glenn Williamson, who will transition into a producing pact with Focus this fall.
Cannes Film Festival sidebar Directors Fortnight has parted company with its artistic topper Francois da Silva and hired a newcomer -- marking the third artistic director in as many years.
Italian commercial and critical success "La finestra di fronte" (Facing Window) launched its international career with three top prizes at the 38th edition of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, which…
AOL Time Warner has no specific plans or timeline to launch a service that would sell film downloads. The company is working on a possible joint effort with online DVD rental outfit Netflix…
AFTRA prexy John Connolly has signaled that SAG and AFTRA are likely to seek significant boosts in employer health and retirement contributions in upcoming contract negotiations.
Willem Dafoe and Matt Dillon will star in "Control," with Tim Hunter to direct. Set for an Aug. 10 start in Bulgaria, "Control" is the story of a sociopath (Dillon) taken into an experimental medical…
Warner is readying "The Matrix Reloaded" for a DVD release on Oct. 14 -- just three weeks before the third and final chapter in the trilogy, "The Matrix Revolutions," is released in theaters.
Shares of beleaguered cable giant Charter Communications soared by more than 23% on Friday after the company said it would refinance $1.7 billion worth of debt with a junk-bond offering, extending…