Talk about keeping an eye on the ball. The widespread DVD piracy in England of anew film about soccer hooliganism has generated a cult following that may hurt box office prospects -- or inadvertently…
Commercial TV is here to stay in Croatia after RTL Media-controlled net RTL Television Croatia began broadcasting in this former-Yugoslav territory on April 30, and immediately became the…
Hollywood's labor outlook just got a lot nastier. Writers Guild of America negotiations entered the trench warfare stage late last week: Talks broke down May 5 with both sides sniping at each other…
It's a good year for Japan at Cannes. Two Japanese films are in the official competition, including the impressive animated "Innocence," which goes up against "Shrek 2."
Traditionally, April has been the slowest month of the year at the box office. But don't tell that to distribs who just finished a record-breaking April, as well as one of the most grueling.
RAI president Lucia Annunziata's contentious resignation on May 4, 14 months after becoming head of the pubcaster's board -- which she blasted as a "mere mailbox" for requests from Silvio…
Finding ways to keep the bored male entertained seems to be all the talk these days. And now comes Giant, a new lad mag set to bow in September that will focus exclusively on testosterone-driven…
In a sign of the times for Spain's pressured distribution sector, Spanish indie distrib DeAPlaneta is moving into buying bigger titles.
NBC racked up the biggest non-Super Bowl night for any network since the finale of the original "Survivor" on CBS four years ago thanks to a boffo showing for the final episode of "Friends," which…
The flotation of UK film studio Pinewood Shepperton, best known as the home of the James Bond franchise, has raised £46.2m ($81.6m]). Shares went like hot cakes at 180p each, the top of the indicated…
The 52nd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival will honour helmer Anthony Mann with a major retrospective of his films.