Venture capital firm Geocapital Partners on Friday said it has pumped $12 million in equity financing into online retailer DVD Express Inc.
The Independent Feature Project has selected 10 American indies for its third annual sidebar at the European Film Market, which runs concurrently with the Berlin Intl. Film Festival Feb. 10 to 21.
Helen Hunt, who won an Oscar for her performance in "As Good as It Gets," will be a presenter at this year's Oscar telecast.
"Three Seasons," Tony Bui's hauntingly poetic vision of contemporary Vietnam, was the big winner of the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, becoming the first film in fest history to snare both the grand…
Warner Bros. TV president Tony Jonas is the subject of heated speculation around town. His contract is up in December, and the studio and Jonas haven't decided whether to renew.
Steven Spielberg will attend the Berlin Intl. Film Fest (Feb. 10-21) to present Holocaust docu "The Last Days," the fest confirmed Friday.
Brit helmer Paul Greengrass Saturday took the top prize of $115,000 at Brussels' fourth competitive film fest for "The Theory of Flight."
The Rank Group has appointed Mike Smith as chief executive. He is currently an executive director of Ladbroke Group, and chief exec of its betting and gaming division.
Former Sony Corp. of America CEO Michael Schulhof's legal tiff with European Internet startup World Online Intl. turned nasty Friday when the Dutch-based company filed suit in New York alleging that…
Face Prods., the producing outfit of actor/director Billy Crystal, has named Samantha Sprecher to VP of development.
Tina Brown and Miramax have hired Tom Watson, editor of the Washington, D.C.-based newspaper Legal Times, to be Enterprise Editor of Talk magazine.