Alliance Atlantis' pic production slate is anchored by a number of Canadian-British co-productions and a first-look deal with Canuck writer-director Jeremy Podeswa. Seaton McLean, the newly-installed…
Palm Entertainment Properties, the holding company for Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures ("Black and White") has received a $100 million round of financing led by Chase Capital Partners.
In the wake of recent investments by France's Studio Canal in Germany, the programming giant -- with fellow French firm Expand Gruppe -- has launched its German subsidiary, Ellipse Deutschland Film…
Channel 4 chief exec Michael Jackson has called for the abolition of the BBC's board of governors and the creation of a single regulator for all British TV.
Stephen Brown, a veteran of more than a decade with producers Arnold and Anne Kopelson, is leaving his post as president of production at the Kopelsons' production company to establish a U.S. unit of…
In what marks the first major studio deal to turn an Internet-generated creation into a feature, author and screenwriter John Ridley will be paid $1 million against $2 million by Universal and…
Mark Zucker has assumed the title of exec VP of worldwide distribution for Columbia Pictures and will continue to report to the division president Jeff Blake.
Summit Entertainment has picked up international rights to the comedy spoof "Heart of Love" from Haxan Films' Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick, the creators of "The Blair Witch Project." Summit have…
BSkyB said Wednesday that it will purchase British soccer Web site operator Sports Internet for approximately £300 million ($460 million) in stock.
Lions Gate Entertainment could be in talks to acquire as many as three indie film firms on the market. Freshly infused with capital totaling more than $33 million from a gaggle of investors including…
Visit Cannes 2000 Bejeweled and couture-clad celebs from the world of film and politics climbed the steps of the Palais in pouring rain Wednesday night for the opening ceremony of the 53rd…