Proponents of digital cinema vamped energetically Wednesday in product pitches at ShowEast, even as the ever-emerging technology remains stuck in the shadows far from exhibition's center stage.
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Grousing by Latin America distribs and exhibs over box office taxes to fund indigenous film production highlighted international sessions at ShowEast Wednesday.
Greg Marcks of Florida State U. snagged the top prize at the 2001 Angelus Awards student film festival. Fest, which recognizes student films for "uncommon artistic caliber," honored Marcks and other…
They are called the London Screenings, but last week's event in the British capital should have been renamed the London Meetings.
Two years ago, ShowEast moved to this central Florida vacation mecca from Atlantic City, N.J., to stoke attendance of the exhibition confab, but 2001's projected 12% drop in showgoers and 8% slide in…
ShowEast 2001 kicks off today with the standard opening-day sessions on international exhibition and the usual rah-rah from proponents of digital cinema -- all amid a sense of relief that the…
The slowest Mifed in memory started grinding to a halt Tuesday, a full three days before the market is officially due to end.
Miramax Films has taken worldwide rights on Stephen Frears' "Dirty Pretty Things," at the Mifed film, TV and multimedia mart.
Some leading U.S. and U.K. sales companies are now actively trying to kill off the London Screenings.
Saso Podgorsek's portrait of life in 1970s Yugoslavia, "Sweet Dreams" won the Golden Palm Tree at the 22nd Valencia Int. Film Festival which wrapped Oct. 25.
This year's Hof Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday, contrasted Germany's blooming mainstream comedies and thrillers of the Nineties with a return to the more introspective mood of the "Autorenfilm"…