The Spanish government has ratified a Unesco convention that encourages nations to preserve their culture — including movies and TV — through protectionist measures.
Nintendo has agreed to exchange 3.2 million straps used for the game controller of its new Wii console after fielding complaints that the device was falling out of people's hands.
The 10th edition of Euro docupic financing forum DocsBarcelona is launching a fest-style documentary showcase.
The re-release of Victor Fleming's classic "The Wizard of Oz" has received a timely Christmas boost from the U.K. Film Council's prints and advertising fund, which will see the restored pic go out on…
Hometown favorites "United 93" and "The Queen" are vying with "The Departed," "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Volver" for the film of the year award from the London Film Critics Circle.
Nigel Thomas and Lauri Apelian's Matador Pictures has formed a joint venture with Regent Capital to provide financing for low-budget British movies.
Marie Drucker, presenter of the late evening news program on France 3 and a rising star on French TV, has threatened to sue a celebrity tabloid and any other media outlet responsible for exposing her…
A trio of local openers arrive in time to perk up seasonal biz in Italy, while Luc Besson's labor of love "Arthur and the Minimoys" lands in France and Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" prepares for battle…
The Berlin Film Festival is honoring Arthur Penn in its annual homage and will present the American helmer with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming event.
Equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Permira said Friday they will submit a voluntary public takeover offer to minority shareholders of ProSiebenSat 1, after winning a e3 billion ($4 billion) bid…
The BBC will be the first foreign news org to get its own block of programming on one of South Korea's fast expanding mobile TV platforms.