Film funding body Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg will get an extra e500,000 ($640,000) from Berlin-based pubcaster RBB next year.
India's cable operators are protesting new caps on prices charged to viewers for their channels. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has set subs for pay channels at 5 rupees each while fixing…
Icon Film Distribution has inked a three-year deal with Arts Alliance Media, Europe's leading digital film distribution outfit, to make Icon pics available for U.K. consumers to download-to-rent.
Music show "Rave HD," extreme sport show "Rush HD" and natural history program "Equator HD" are among the first content from the U.S.' Rainbow Media to show on high definition net SkyHD in South…
Wrestling is sticking around on Sci Fi Channel. Cable network has reupped with Extreme Championship Wrestling, produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, keeping the franchise on Sci Fi through 2007.
Director Jonathan Demme will receive a lifetime achievement award at the Dutch Film by the Sea Festival, unspooling in mid-September in the Dutch port city of Vlissingen.
Coverage of breaking news, including an arrest in the JonBenet Ramsey case, increased ratings for the top four syndicated newsmagazine shows in the week ended Aug. 20.
The Writers Guild of America has asked the FCC to schedule hearings on issues of news quality that have arisen from stalled contract negotiations between CBS and the guild.
Universal and StudioCanal have launched development of "Dambusters," a WWII actioner produced by Peter Jackson, Jan Blenkin and Carolynne Cunningham through Jackson's WingNut Films shingle. Longtime…
As summer comes to a close, two new genre pics will be gunning for the No. 1 spot. "The Wicker Man," which Warner Bros. is distributing for Alcon Entertainment, seems to have the edge based on…