Palisades Pictures Entertainment Group has created a $5 million revolving financing and marketing fund to cover print and advertising costs for independent distributors and filmmakers.
Markets & Festivals
Kids' WB programming exec Donna Friedman Meir has ankled her post to head up kids programming at National Geographic Television & Film.
A grudge match is taking shape in Gotham's cloistered book publishing industry.
The embattled Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has tapped veteran Hollywood exec Lindsley Parsons Jr. to serve as interim president for six months. He will start work next week.
Vivendi Universal's small shareholders are waiting to see if lightning strikes twice in seven days when the Commission des Operations de Bourse (COB) this week publishes its audit of Viv U's…
A slew of Oscar contenders and several unadulterated crowdpleasers is underpinning the buoyant B.O. overseas. Among the impressive freshmen last weekend were "8 Mile," "The Bourne Identity," "My Big…
Universal Music Group has promoted company veteran Chuck Ciongoli to exec VP and chief financial officer for North America, based in the label group's Santa Monica headquarters.
Alexander Rogozhkin's "The Cuckoo" took the main prizes at Russia's first Golden Eagle film awards, while, controversially, Andrei Konchalovsky's foreign-lingo Oscar entry "House of Fools" went away…
"Chicago" and "Gangs of New York" took the lead in this year's BAFTA race with 12 nominations apiece, closely tracked by "The Hours" with 11, "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" with nine and…
Avid's low-end competitor Pinnacle Systems also had big news, reporting record sales and net profits in the quarter that ended Dec. 31, thanks to growing consumer interest in capturing and editing…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$35.1M Universal Pictures -34.92%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%