Heard the one about the French standup comedian? In a bid to win new auds -- and maybe discover the next generation of comic talent -- paybox Canal Plus on July 15 aired the first in an eight-week…
About three years ago I started a gaming community, or "clan," in the LucasArts PC game "Jedi Knight 3: Jedi Academy." At its peak, our clan had more than 40 members across the globe who would meet…
Road grosses increased in Week 7 (July 10-16) as the nine-show slate grew 4.08% to $9,801,385.
A beefed-up networking program for international and local distribs was a strong point of this year's Munich Film Fest (July 15-22), which screened more than 200 international films.
Turner Broadcasting Europe is setting up a London-based animation arm, its biggest U.K. investment for 15 years. Described by a Turner spokeswoman as a "multimillion" production division, it will bow…
Strong showings for local reality skeins have given Seven Network its best chance yet of beating perennial leader Nine Network as the yearly ratings battle reaches its halfway point.
From machinima to amateur video to blogs, the Internet is undergoing an explosion of user-created content. YouTube is streaming more than 100 million videos per day, while users upload 65,000 new…
The big theaters in Sydney and Melbourne might be lacking long-running tuners right now, but producers specializing in national, short-run performing arts and legit tours are finding business…
Taiwanese cinema may be heading in the wrong direction, according to the territory's leading producer Peggy Chiao. Chiao's remarks came at Osian's Cinefan Festival of Asian Cinema in New Delhi last…
U.S. helmer/scribe Dito Montiel's Queens-set memoir "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints," will be among seven first features unspooling at the Venice Intl. Film Festival's 21st Critics Week. Protag…