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.
Markets & Festivals
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…
U.K. pubcaster the BBC is cutting 60 jobs as part of its plan to save £160 million ($256 million) across the network.
"American Splendor," a pungently funny look at the salvation of sad-sack comics author Harvey Pekar, and "Capturing the Friedmans," a disturbingly weird portrait of a family gone off the deep end…
Thomas Gibson ("Dharma & Greg") and Katherine Heigl ("Roswell") have signed on to star in TBS Superstation telepic "Evil Never Dies," a modern-day version of the Frankenstein story.
With deep-pocketed friends like this, a show can get to Broadway. DreamWorks is helping to bankroll the Public Theater's production of the new musical "Radiant Baby."
Former NBC movies and minis chief Lindy DeKoven is moving into series production, setting up a trio of projects -- including a half-hour laffer at CBS based on the writings of Washington Post scribe…
Digital editing king Avid has released versions of key products compatible with Apple's Mac OS X operating system, led by a Mac-based version of its Symphony system.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$48.9M Warner Brothers -66.23%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -77.26%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$53.9M Universal Pictures -67.83%