In a year more laden with popular audience pleasers than with notable artistic achievements, the 26th edition of the Telluride Film Festival unspooled over Labor Day weekend with its patented combo…
Britain's Carlton is acquiring the 50% of L.A.-based Hamdon Entertainment that it does not already own. The U.K. media conglom bought out its partner, Germany's Studio Hamburg, and now intends to…
In a blistering finish to the summer B.O. season abroad, "Star Wars: Episode One -- The Phantom Menace" rocketed to No. 10 on the list of all-time grossers outside North America, while "The Mummy"…
Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman Jack Valenti predicts that in three to five years, "all quota systems will be obsolete" due to the explosion of the Internet and offshoot delivery systems.
MGM has held discussions with at least two broadcast networks about an output deal for all of the studio's theatrical movies over several years.
A tremor shook the European public broadcasting industry last week, as incoming competition commissioner Mario Monti vowed to investigate the jealously guarded system of TV license fees.
As the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival crosses the halfway mark, the competition lineup so far appears designed to show that unanimous critical acclaim is a concept that no longer exists, and fest…
Based on Monday estimates, the summer of 1999 was the hottest ever. Box office for the 17-week span was a whisker less than $3.1 billion, approximately 19% higher than the record set one year ago.
Promark Entertainment Group, expanding its ranks to increase production of original films, has appointed two key execs.
ONdigital has suffered its second bout of turbulence with the departure of two key execs.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%