This year's San Sebastian Film Fest, which wrapped Sept. 30, snared an impressive 12 competition premieres from top directors. But festgoers were wondering whether the San Sebastian was feeling the…
Broadcasters have boldly tackled a broad range of topics in high-profile telepics this year. From the World War II bombing of Dresden to a meteorological disaster movie with an environmental message…
While the impact of most films is measured in B.O. or kudos, Algerian actioner "Days of Glory" is already having a more direct payout. It's putting coin in the pockets of soldiers who served France.
Reality TV continues to rule in China, with the top three locally produced reality shows garnering a 30% share of the market.
With Ramadan barely a week old, the season's first TV dispute has broken out as pan-Arab satcasters Middle East Broadcasting Center and Lebanon Broadcasting Corp. air dueling primetime versions of…
Just over a year ago, Picturehouse announced its formation with trumpets blaring. Then the company promptly went silent, so silent it had some wondering if it had simply faded into the landscape.
The end of summer left overseas wickets a bit chilly: Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" was able to take the top spot among Hollywood imports in the latest frame, with…
As new digital webs continue to roll out, it should be a sellers' market for distributors negotiating with U.K. buyers at Mipcom this fall. If only things were that simple.
How many chiefs can one company have? At least three, judging by the changes at Marvel Entertainment. The company last week announced the promotion of two execs, David Maisel and John Turitzin, to…
English-language pay channel Star World is going to Mipcom with an open mind -- an advantage when you're in more than 50 markets.