French film financing recently has been thrown into a frenzy thanks to an ongoing feud between paybox Canal Plus and rival digital platform Television par Satellite (TPS). With the two battling it…
Discovery Pictures, the large-format and specialty film division of Discovery Communications, which just premiered its second large-format pic "Wildfire: Feel the Heat" in March, has begun…
Vincent C. McDonald has been named corporate manager of diversity recruiting for USA Networks Inc. McDonald will oversee the conglom’s collegiate recruiting efforts as well as its fellowship and…
Local producers have to take responsibility for the future health of the Gallic film industry, according to Marc Tessier, CEO of France's Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC), the…
Summit Entertainment has pacted with Gallic pay TV giant Canal Plus to handle the international sales of Universal Pictures' $90 million WWII thriller "U-571."
The WB netlet is planning to move two of its franchise dramas, "Charmed" and "Felicity," to new nights, while expanding to a sixth night of programming this fall, with comedies on Fridays.
Writer-director Whit Stillman ("The Last Days of Disco") has signed a two-pic deal with the U.K.'s FilmFour. The first project will be an adaptation of Anchee Min's memoir "Red Azalea," to be…
Proving that the Asian market is not totally dead -- at least for major companies -- Miramax Intl. has inked a 15-pic deal with Tae Won Entertainment in Korea.
Internet music distribber MP3.com said Friday it plans to go public with an initial stock offering that would raise about $115 million.
Fine Line Features has put its foot on the accelerator, setting up a pic to be directed by Werner Herzog, striking a first-look deal with "Trick" director Jim Fall and taking U.S. rights to Slamdance…
So just how will "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" do at the box office?