It's official: The Venice Film Festival will get a new Palazzo del Cinema. That's the word from Italian Culture Minister Francesco Rutelli, who said an agreement for new Lido digs will be inked in…
Hungarian cinema is going strong thanks to a 20% tax rebate and a new generation of helmers flexing storytelling muscle.
Lionsgate has acquired the BBC natural history doc "Earth" for distribution in the U.S., the U.K. and Australia.
EMI Group has appointed newspaper executive Sly Bailey as senior independent director, succeeding John Gildersleeve, who recently became the music company's chairman.
The BBC is heading for a 24-hour strike that unions claim will cause serious disruption to news shows. Six hundred technical staff have voted to walk out on Feb. 26 over compulsory job cuts.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" raided the Visual Effects Society Awards Sunday night and sailed off with six wins, including the two top awards: outstanding visual effects in a…
With only one movie under its belt, Sony Pictures Animation has lost one of its two senior execs. Penney Finkelman Cox, who launched SPA with her longtime business partner Sandra Rabins, is ankling…
MySpace is playing tough with YouTube by playing nice with Hollywood. In a direct swipe at its biggest competitor in the video space, News Corp.-owned MySpace is launching a new program today to…
Warner Independent Pictures has attached German filmmaker Christian Alvart ("Case 39") to direct the bigscreen adaptation of Jess Walter's satirical political tome "The Zero."
Producers Scott Rudin and Allison Owen will turn Jamila Gavin's novel "The Coram Boy" into a feature for Miramax Films.
"American Idol" producer FremantleMedia North America is continuing its push into scripted programming, inking a first-look deal with Jackie Collins.