United Intl. Pictures will reshape itself in 2007 to handle more local films in Asia. "We will empower our managers to behave in a more entrepreneurial fashion," said UIP's VP of sales and marketing…
Sundance Institute on Wednesday unveiled the lineup for the 2007 Sundance Film Festival's shorts program, which will feature 71 short pics split into domestic and international competitive categories.
By announcing the first kudos of the season, the National Board of Review fires the starting pistol for the distributors of specialty films planning their release schedules around awards.
The Venice, Rome and Turin film festivals have forged a collaboration agreement that is being bandied about as the first step of a peace pact between Venice and Rome.
Network Ten will launch its digital business in February. It also plans to overhaul its Web site, www.ten.com.au.
Liberty Media Corp. is in talks to acquire News Corp.'s stake in DirecTV in exchange for its $11 billion stake in News Corp.
Time Warner chief operating officer Jeff Bewkes acknowledged the conglom's film biz has come in "slightly below our expectations" this year "because there were three dogs over the summer."
China's Zhang Jiarui's helming and producing debut, "The Road," received film honors Wednesday at the Asian Festival of First Films Awards, held at Raffles Hotel's Jubilee Hall here.
The U.K. government was advised Wednesday that the copyright period on sound recordings should not be extended. The intellectual property review ignores the music industry's pleas that the copyright…
Hong Kong-based Emperor Motion Pictures has acquired sales rights to "Dang Taiyang Tai ci Shengqi" (The Sun Also Rises), helmed by mainland hyphenate Jiang Wen.
Arena Stage has raised more than $100 million toward a capital fund-raising campaign for a dramatic expansion of the org's facility on the D.C. waterfront.