Fine Line Features has acquired U.S. rights to Canuck writer-director Jeremy Podeswa's "The Five Senses," a comic ensemble pic that opened the Perspective Canada program at the Toronto Intl. Film…
In a generally lively frame overseas at the weekend, "The Matrix" electrified Japan, smashing the opening record for a non-holiday weekend, while "The Haunting" wowed Mexico and "Runaway Bride" had…
Ziff-Davis Inc., the diversified publisher of computer trade magazines that's looking for a buyer, has reportedly approached News Corp., although the two companies may not be in active negotiations…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
After failing to attract audiences to what it is calling "the best reviewed film of the year," Warner Bros. said Monday it hopes to make "The Iron Giant" a winner on video Nov. 23, backed by a…
Upstart Montreal-based film company Blackwatch Communications has set up a C$20 million ($13.5 million) production and distribution fund, financed by a major unnamed Canadian pension fund.
Malaysian satellite TV broadcaster Astro launched its new Digital Multimedia System (DMS) only a month ago to strong results.
For the second time in a month, one of Walt Disney's Los Angeles radio stations has been targeted by black protesters.
Dallas-based Silver Cinemas Intl. has named Larry D. Hohl president and CEO of all of its subsidiaries, including Landmark Theatres.
David E. Kelley made Emmy history Sunday as the first producer to win both the comedy and drama series honors in the same year, but all he could talk about backstage was his surprise at not losing to…
Spike Jonze's "Being John Malkovich" won the Grand Prix at the 25th Deauville Festival of American Cinema on Sunday night. Michael Polish's "Twin Falls Idaho" nabbed the second-place Jury Prize in a…
Film Finders, the West Hollywood publishing and consulting outfit that tracks new pics for buyers and sellers worldwide, has teamed with film news and production database ShowBizData.com to create a…