American films accounted for 71.2% of admissions in the European Union in 2002, rebounding from a relatively weak 65.2% a year earlier.
Markets & Festivals
Customers of Montreal-based cabler Videotron again will soon be able to watch premium specialty service the Family Channel.
The long-running standoff between "Lord of the Rings" master Peter Jackson and the New Zealand Film Commission seems to be over.
China's state television broke with its traditional foreign news coverage on the first day of the war by carrying CNN Intl.'s live reports from Iraq while providing simultaneous translation.
For a second straight frame, Hollywood stormed domestic theaters with a phalanx of wobbly new titles that crix and moviegoers promptly shot down. Disney laffer "Bringing Down the House" remained…
With a tight economy and most states facing serious budget deficits, U.S. film commissions have been feeling the pinch of late. Now, with war against Iraq under way and states funneling more funds to…
Broadway is bracing for economic fallout from the war. Twelve years ago, the Persian Gulf War brought a 20% drop at the box office during the first week of the conflict. The second session saw an…
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In showbiz parlance, taking a bath is rarely a good thing. But helmer Adrian Lyne's visit to a bathroom supply shop in Avignon, France was excellent news for budding filmmaker Emmanuel Sadda, whose…
"Far From Heaven" was blessed at the Independent Feature Project's 18th annual Independent Spirit awards Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica, winning in all five of its nominated categories.