Composer Maurice Jarre will receive the European Achievement in World Cinema honor at the Dec. 3 European Film Awards. The French composer won Oscars for his scores to David Lean's "Lawrence of…
U.S. fare, including blockbuster movies and the revived "Kojak," starring Ving Rhames, will take pole position on ITV's new digital net, ITV4, unveiled Tuesday.
Ten films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have been nominated for the new $56,000 Nordic Council Film Prize. Kudo, to be awarded at a ceremony in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Oct. 26…
Licensing and merchandising will be the focus Oct. 18 at the Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes, with Warners' Dan Romanelli and Lucasfilm's Howard Roffman taking center stage.
The British film industry contributed £3.1 billion ($5.6 billion) to the U.K.'s gross domestic product in 2004, and paid $1.53 billion in taxes, according to research published Tuesday by Pinewood…
Italy's motion picture org Anica has radically reconfigured its foreign-language Oscar selection system, hoping to find pics with greater Academy appeal.
CNBC chairman Pamela Thomas-Graham is leaving NBC Universal to become a group president at Liz Claiborne.
The big studios are culling their resources for their most aggressive -- and controversial -- effort yet to combat piracy. Fox, Universal, Paramount, Warner Bros., Sony and Disney came together…
Production has begun on "Wristcutters, A Love Story," a film that stars Patrick Fugit, Shannyn Sossamon, Tim Waits, Shea Wigham, Will Arnett, Leslie Bibb and John Hawkes. Goran Dukic is making his…
NBC is getting ready to turn up the "Friday Night Lights," pacting with helmer Peter Berg to turn his Universal-produced feature into a weekly drama series. Project reps the most advanced example of…
When Heather Tallchief turned herself in last week to face federal charges that she drove off in an armored truck containing $2.5 million in 1993, she came in with a carefully choreographed plan to…