Australia's domestic film and TV biz fared poorly in the annual federal budget handed down Tuesday, despite an overall $A2.2 billion ($1.4 billion) surplus fuelled by booming business taxes.
Even as movie-based vidgames dominate sales charts, the head of the game industry trade group warned that the sector should rely less on licensed properties to fuel its long-term growth.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired distribution rights in the U.S. and other key English-language territories for director Istvan Szabo's "Being Julia," with Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons and…
The international sales arm of Focus Features has closed distribution deals in a number of key territories on Jim Carrey starrer "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "The Door in the Floor,"…
Gotham and L.A.-based arthouse distrib Wellspring has acquired worldwide rights, excluding North America, to hip-hop mogul Damon Dash's "Death of a Dynasty" and will launch its world sales campaign…
Italo production companies are looking for Indian partners on a string of films to be assembled under a pioneering production and distribution deal between the two countries.
First Look Media has acquired worldwide sales rights excluding Japan and Thailand to Oxide Pang's "The Tesseract" and to Simon De Selva's "Lethal Dose."
Arclight Films is taking a walk on the darcside. The Aussie-based producer and foreign sales firm has created a label, Darclight, specializing in action, fantasy and horror fare
When the lights dim for tonight's out-of-competition Warner Bros.' "Matrix Reloaded," the moment will have a special resonance for execs from Gallic company TPS.
After plowing its own furrow in recent years, Gallic mini-major MK2 is taking a renewed interest in the international film market, as signaled by its recent pickup of Gus Van Sant's "Elephant."
Movision, one of the most aggressive equity funds, has triggered $100 million worth of production in the past year and the fund's second incarnation already has co-financed two films.