Loews Cineplex vet Phil Groves was appointed to the newly created post of VP film distribution and development at Imax on Monday.
The U.K. Film Council has recouped half of the lottery coin it has invested in movies released since it was founded in 2000 -- a strong performance for a public funding body.
ABC's revamped drama "The Practice" is making a move in the ratings, opening up some distance Sunday on competing legal hour "The Lyon's Den" on NBC.
"American Idol" producer FremantleMedia North America has appointed David Shall to the new position of exec VP of business and legal affairs.
Giant AOL Time Warner will have a new name, a fresh logo and -- insiders hope -- an energized share price once it yanks AOL from its title, changes its stock symbol back to TWX and recalls its former…
Arclight Films has nabbed worldwide sales rights excluding Asia to a cop thriller tentatively titled "New Police Story," the maiden production from Jackie Chan and Hong Kong entrepreneur Albert…
Sports marketing agency Sportsfive has taken over ISPR, a sports rights unit from Kirch Media's former assets.
Niel van Hoff, managing director of EMI Music Netherlands, will also head the company's German division.
"With Love, Lily," Russian helmer Larisa Sadilova's take on life in provincial Russia, won the Grand Prix Nescafe at the 19th Warsaw Intl. Film Festival, which ended Monday. "Since Otar Left," by…
Icelandic director Dagur Kari's feature debut, "Noi the Albino," swept local film and TV awards the Eddas on Friday. Already boasting a string of international awards, the film won for feature…
The U.S. and U.K. writers' guilds are backing Australia's campaign to exempt cultural industries from the U.S.-Australia free trade agreement now being negotiated.