Richie Fay, AMC Entertainment's head film buyer, will get the Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award this year at ShowEast.
Markets & Festivals
Attendance was up at the 16-day Vancouver Intl. Film Festival, which closed Friday. This is in contrast to last month's Toronto film festival, where attendance had been hit hard by the Sept. 11…
The AFI Film Festival has announced its lineup for the 2001 edition of the event, selecting 114 films from 1,768 entries. Submissions increased by 25% over 2000.
Miramax Intl. and Good Machine Intl., two important sales companies in the indie marketplace, have pulled out of the upcoming Mifed mart in Milan.
Sony's Screen Gems has taken domestic distribution and a number of international territories on "In the Cut," an adaptation of the controversial erotic thriller by Susanna Moore that will reunite…
London-based film sales house The Sales Company, one of the U.K.'s oldest sales operations, has changed its name to The Works and will unveil its new brand and logo in the lead-up to the London…
Harry de Winter, CEO of Holland's CVI Media Group, spent as much time at Mipcom selling game shows as he did promoting his latest venture, Peace Radio Station. Station, dedicated to promoting peace…
The success of digital TV offerings has spurred interest in new interactive services, with mixed results. Online betting and weather services find an audience, but other services remains more tenuous.
German toon house TV Loonland has inked a co-development pact with Nickelodeon and a co-production deal with Canada's Nelvana.
Tele-Images Intl., the distribution arm of France's Tele-Images Group, has upped its stake in GTV, formerly Gaumont TV, from 49% to 66%, Tele-Images chairman Simone Halberstadt-Harari said Thursday.
Digital TV experts painted a gloomy picture Tuesday of the future of European digital terrestrial broadcasting based on what's happened in the U.K. and France.