French film biz heavyweights turned out in force to flog their flicks to Euro distributors and journalists at the 4th European Rendezvous of French Cinema, which ends today.
Markets & Festivals
D-TOWN SESSIONS 12:45-5:00 p.m., D-Town Theater, Booth #3060 D-Town Theater is sponsored by American Production Services IDIOSYNCRASIES OF HD POST PRODUCTION 12:45-1:45 p.m. With new HD formats…
COFFEE WITH PAT MITCHELL 8-8:45 a.m., Hall N1, LVCC. Discussion with Pat Mitchell, prexy/CEO, PBS GENERAL SESSION: A CONVERSATION WITH FCC CHAIRMAN, MICHAEL POWELL 9-10 a.m., Hall N1, LVCC…
OPENING GENERAL SESSION 9-10 a.m., Hall N1, LVCC ADVERTISING 2002: CONFRONTING THE CHALLENGES 10:15-11:30 a.m., Room N255 How can advertisers reach their target audience with multiple viewing…
If his shot-for-shot remake of "Psycho" was one sort of artistic dead end for Gus Van Sant, then "Gerry" reps another. But like his hapless characters here, the filmmaker has lost his bearings -- a…
In the first acquisition deal at the Sundance Film Festival, Miramax Films has taken worldwide rights to "Blue Car," tyro feature writer-director Karen Moncrieff's lyrical coming-of-age drama.
Spyglass Entertainment is merging with Intermedia to create an independent company with the capital and ambition to rival some studios. The entity will produce up to 20 titles a year, with an…
The past year brought dramatic changes to the kids programming landscape in North America. Fox Family Worldwide was snapped up by ABC, adding ABC Family to the ranks of Disney-controlled airwaves.
Just as the National Assn. of Television Program Executives and the annual confab it mounts are changing with the times, so are NATPE's program distributor constituents.
Over the past year, Spanish-lingo programming distribs in the Americas inked co-production deals, other alliances and snapped up formats with a vengeance, a trend TV execs believe will accelerate in…
THE YEAR IN REVIEW 10 a.m., Room N250 A look at one of the most economically challenging years in recent memory. The inaugural session of NATPE 2002 will re-examine the major industry-related…