Rupert Murdoch's News Television India will go public in early 2003. The company plans a listing on the Mumbai and Delhi stock exchanges.
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Sony Entertainment Network is planning to launch new local channels and boost the production of feature films made in India.
RealNetworks has inked a deal that will put paying subscribers of its RealOne service in the driver's seat during NASCAR races.
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The New Mexico Legislature has approved two bills to bring the film industry back to the Land of Enchantment, said Nancy Everist, director of the New Mexico Film Office.
"Amelie" and "No Man's Land" may have to duke it out with three other contenders for the foreign-language Oscar, but in Gaul they've won their own kudos.
If South Korea was a champagne-drinking nation, the corks would be flying over the most successful year ever for the nation's filmmaking biz. In turn, the market for imported indie fare has lost much…
As AFMA president and CEO, Jean Prewitt acts as a lobbyist for independent film producers and distributors. Although many indie companies find an economic benefit in producing films abroad, Prewitt…
The tough going got even tougher for Spanish indie distribs in 2001. Companies weighed media concentration. Congloms slimmed. Players battled for ever-higher-profile product, which benefited most…
New Line co-CEO-co-chairman Bob Shaye knows that things in Hollywood are rarely -- if ever -- as they seem, and his AFMA lifetime achievement award is no exception.
New strategies that mix mainstream titles with hot European and local pics are giving independents in Belgium and Holland a bigger slice of the box office pie.
American Film Market 2002