Trimark-backed Netcaster CinemaNow has acquired the exclusive online rights to 62 films from the Allied Artists and Salvation Films libraries.
Alliance Atlantis Pictures Intl. has acquired all foreign rights to Ed Harris' directorial debut, "Pollock," a biopic in which Harris stars as seminal abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock…
British actor, writer and helmer Kenneth Branagh has joined the cast of "Rabbit-Proof Fence," director Phillip Noyce's first Australian project since 1987's Nicole Kidman starrer "Dead Calm." It…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has pledged $250,000 to the National Film Preservation Foundation in efforts to help the nation's film archives preserve "orphan films."
Like a latter day Captain Ahab circling the big catch, the folks that are determined to launch video-on-demand as the next big thing for American consumers have been warily eyeing the Los Angeles TV…
Documentary filmmaker Joan Churchill has been named as winner of this year's Kodak Vision Award for cinematography by Women in Film.
Eveo.com has tapped attorney Danielle Knight as senior director of talent and business affairs. Knight was previously a partner in the talent-management firm of Imparato Knight Fay Management and…
The Canadian Competition Bureau has concluded its review of the proposed merger of Montreal-based Seagram and France's Vivendi and Canal Plus without objections.
In a move worthy of a white knight, Lions Gate Films has picked up all U.S. rights to Jon Shear's "Urbania" as intended distrib Unapix Films Theatrical faces cash flow problems that have forced the…
Pay TV giant Canal Plus will snub the ceremony for Les Sept d'Or, the French equivalent of the Emmy Awards, for the first time since the awards began in 1985. Canal Plus said it was not happy with…