Troubled Canuck kids TV producer Cinar Corp. announced Friday that it is setting up a live entertainment division, and that it has inked a deal to acquire the touring rights to two properties.
Spain's largest media group, Prisa, stood firm in 2002, posting full-year net profits of e82.1 million ($88.2 million), 7% higher than in 2001. Revenue increased 1.6% to $1.3 billion.
Creditors of Adelphia Communications last week backed the bankrupt cabler's plan to hire two former AT&T Broadband execs and pay them up to $41 million.
On a night when no film won more than two prizes, the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards was "The Pianist," which picked up best film and best director for Roman Polanski. The best pic…
Twentieth Century Fox's "Daredevil" landed atop the box office heap for a second consecutive frame -- the first back-to-back No. 1 perfs of the year -- with a soph-sesh haul estimated at $18.9…
South African filmmakers were making their presence felt at the 18th biannual Fespaco Pan-African Film and TV Festival, which opened Feb. 22 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The production industry in Oz is in a funk -- and now it appears even "Mad Max" is turning his back on the country. A downturn in international films and TV series shot Down Under, which began six…
The Oscars noms proved a catalyst last week as "Gangs of New York" took lotsa prisoners in Australia, "Chicago" sang lustily in the U.K. and Oz, "The Hours" clocked a promising offshore preem in…
No news is good news. The Feb. 19 edition of the New York Times put it bluntly in one of those dire front-page stories that invariably proclaim the death of Broadway: "Economy Is Tough All Over, but…
Adam Dawtrey - London Eye
Hungary's state-owned movie and distribution industry may soon be up for sale. Draft of a new law that would set the stage for sell-off of the Hungarian filmmaking infrastructure is scheduled to go…