Hector Babenco's prison drama "Carandiru" took home the picture and ensemble acting prizes at Colombia's 44th Cartagena Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Friday.
Canuck moviegoers are less passionate about "The Passion of the Christ" than movie fans south of the Canadian border.
European lawmakers approved a new law Tuesday to strengthen the battle against piracy and counterfeiting, which Brussels estimates cost the European Union $10 billion a year from 1998-2001 across the…
In a major coup for Rupert Murdoch-backed U.K. satcaster BSkyB, its acclaimed Sky News has achieved its long-held ambition of winning a supply contract for a British terrestrial channel, believed to…
On a post-sweep night of diminished viewing on the broadcast networks, NBC's "Fear Factor" dominated its mostly repeat competish in the opening hour and CBS repeats ruled the rest of the way…
Vancouver-based Paperny Films has unveiled its C$4 million ($3 million) slate for 2004.
In another sign of consolidation in Japanese showbiz, the Kadokawa group of companies, under the umbrella of Kadokawa Holdings, is expected to acquire a majority stake in film distributor and…
The music biz lost a major inhouse legal asset this week when Matt Oppenheim, the Recording Industry Assn. of America's chief litigator, left to become a partner at Chicago-based law firm Jenner…
Product placement is one of the stars of "The Last Ride," an original movie that USA Network has greenlit.
Nick Willing's "River King," starring Ed Burns, has been rescued by U.K. film financier Movision and will start shooting March 16 in Nova Scotia.
Filmmaker John Walter ("How to Draw a Bunny") is teaming with John Malkovich's production company Mr. Mudd on an adaptation of Lawrence Joseph's novel "Lawyerland," which Walter will write and direct.