Strands: "I'm getting match fit," says director Michael Grandage, employing sports imagery to explain his immersion over the next nine months in the world of the musical.
Independent filmmakers are taking Germany's powerful pubcasters to task for favoring their own inhouse producers, which they say hurts competition and thwarts healthy development of the market.
"Let's go to the movies" could be the new tag line for the WB. The network has set up a division to develop original movies for the first time. And perhaps more importantly, the WB has gone on a…
London Eye: Five years after launching Optimum Releasing, Will Clarke is about to enjoy his biggest box office hit.
When TiVo prexy Marty Yudkowitz gathered reps from the advertising industry and Hollywood in May in Santa Monica, he proudly touted his company's value to marketers.
Buzz works. After weeks of debate and media coverage, "Fahrenheit 9/11" opened today far better than expected.
"Resistire" (Forever Julia) was the big winner at the Argentine Assn. of Television and Radio Journalists awards ceremony June 22.
Belgian cinema group Kinepolis has been looking to sunnier climes as it seeks to expand. Its third complex in Spain, housing 15 individual theaters and seating over 4,000, opened Saturday.
France's UGC Images and Italy's Eyescreen have boarded Alejandro Amenabar's "Mar adentro" (Out to Sea). Pic bows in Spain on Sept. 3 -- a release date that puts the film in line for a berth at the…
The Czech Parliament has rejected a proposal to raise license fees for pubcaster Czech TV.
As of Wednesday, the calendar year -- and the Academy Awards eligibility period -- will be at the halfway point, and the race is already noteworthy. Oscar has occasionally found major contenders in…