Australian producers this week are presenting to the government a blueprint that aims to tackle two of the industry's primary problems: a chronic shortage of private investment in films, and the…
Strands: Look for a pre-Christmas Broadway opening of "Don Carlos," the Friedrich Schiller revival, which, against the odds, has turned into a serious West End hit.
A new model is needed for the film industry here to pull itself out of a depression -- and that model is based on TV exposure. I-Cable Communications is bowing a film arm, Sundream Motion Pictures…
Hollywood is bent on rescuing Mexican cinema. Three studios have opened production shingles in Mexico, and others may follow.
In recent years, the legit gods have turned one play revival a season into an audience phenom: "Long Day's Journey Into Night" in 2003, and "A Raisin in the Sun" in 2004. "The Iceman Cometh" in 1999…
Azteca America, the U.S. broadcast division of No. 2 Mexican net TV Azteca, will expand its U.S. reach to Dish Network satellite subscribers starting April 1.
London Eye: Some intriguing news for those people who don't exactly consider "Bean -- The Ultimate Disaster Movie" as the artistic pinnacle of recent British cinema. Rowan Atkinson has teamed up with…
Nike's Brazilian division is developing a soccer reality show for local teens with indie producer RGB.
Web news bosses in New Zealand are back-slapping one another after winning a media freedom spat that threatened to stop them covering the local parliament.
Pixar's gone, at least for the time being. Miramax toppers Harvey and Bob Weinstein are finalizing their exit visas. Thus Disney is waving goodbye to entities that supplied more than 41% of its film…