Talk about franchises. "Xuxa e os duendes" (Xuxa and the Dwarves), the latest pic starring Xuxa Meneghel, has broken 10-year attendance records for local movies.
Markets & Festivals
Three telepics highlight the Hearst Entertainment slate at AFM.
It could have been a scene from a straight-to-video movie -- but it actually happened Friday in the halls of the AFM. Two armed federal marshals appeared unexpectedly mid-afternoon at the AFM suite…
Programmers for the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival have narrowed down 2,000 submissions to 180 films that will screen March 8-16 in Austin, Texas.
Jan Kean and Kathryn Donovan have been appointed VPs of publicity for recently formed L.A.- and London-based praisery Premier Public Relations.
John Boorman will direct and produce the modern-day fantasy "Knight's Castle," a film adapted from Edward Eager's children's book of the same name. Pic, set to start production this summer, is…
There's a mutual admiration between New Line topper Bob Shaye and the AFM: The film market is proud to see an indie filmmaker do well, and for Shaye the AFM has been "an incredible financing resource…
Hearst Entertainment has added "The Rendering" to its Hearst Entertainment Adventure Thrillers slate, said Tom Devlin, senior VP of international sales.
On the back of the impressive 13 Oscar nods for locally lensed "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings," the New Zealand Film Commission has sent a strong delegation of some 30 reps this year…
RightsLine has landed Santa Monica-based worldwide film and TV distributor Cinamour Entertainment as a client for its online rights management and licensing service.
StudioCanal is near a deal to handle worldwide rights outside the U.S. to Finn Taylor's "Cherish," which preemed in dramatic competition at last month's Sundance Film Festival.
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